braised trotters soybeans

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Chinese style braised pork feet,The finished dish is as delicious as any pork stew. It’s very tender, flavorful, and doesn’t taste greasy at all. It goes well with white rice, or could even be served as a snack.

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braised trotters soybeans

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Servings: 3
Calories: 229kcal
Author: Luda huang


  • 2 pork feet 2 pounds, each one chopped into 6 pieces
  • 1/2 cup dried soybeans soaked
  • 1 thumb-sized piece of ginger thickly sliced
  • 1/2 cup scallions chopped, with the white and green parts separated
  • 1 tablespoon crystal sugar or white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons Chinese Shaoxing wine or Japanese sake(or balsamic)
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • When you purchase pork feet ask the butcher to chop them into smaller pieces (Split in half, then chopped into 3 pieces). It will be easier to cook and serve this way.


  • prepare your pork trotters.Rinse them thoroughly, and place them in a pot filled with enough water to completely submerge them. letting it boil for a couple of minutes. drain and rinse the pork trotters clean. Pat them dry, and set aside.
    braised trotters soybeans
  • Heat the oil in a wok or large Dutch oven over medium low heat. Add the ginger, add the pork trotters, and brown them on both sides.
    braised trotters soybeans
  • Add the soybeans, along with the rock sugar, dark soy sauce, light soy sauce, Shaoxing wine, and water. Stir thoroughly, and cover. Let the pork trotters braise for 50 -60 minutes on low heat until tender. Be sure to stir periodically to prevent sticking. Towards the end of the cooking time, add salt to taste. You’ll want some thickened sauce at the end. Garnish with the green parts of the scallion, and serve.
    braised trotters soybeans


Calories: 229kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 2583mg | Potassium: 698mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 166IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 6mg

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