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With winter in full gear, we’re enjoying all the awesome photos of EGGs in the cold weather. Stay warm with some of our favorite Dutch oven recipes:
Chicken & Dumplings
Chili Con Carne
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Anyone have a killer recipe for the BGE? JCA
Been wanting to do this on the BGE, tastes good in restaurants.
Pork, Butt, Pork Belly, Braised Pork Belly, Thit Kho, Vietnamese
The coconut water used in this recipe is the clear liquid from the heart of the immature coconut. Do not confuse it with the white coconut milk (canned and frozen) that is extracted from the grated flesh of the mature coconut. You may purchase coconut water frozen; it is usually sold in clear, square or rectangular plastic bags -- sometimes a few thin slices of coconut meat are included. Pork belly (where bacon comes from) is the desired and traditional cut for this dish because it has the perfect balance of lean meat to fat. However, you may substitute the leaner Boston butt.
1 1/2 - 2 lbs pork belly or side pork, or Boston butt, cut into 1 1/2 inch slices
3 Tbs oil
4 Tbs sugar
3 Cloves garlic, slivered
2 shallots, slivered
2 Tbs peeled, slivered fresh ginger
1/3-1/2 cup fish sauce
12 oz fresh or frozen coconut water (see head note)
4 hard-cooked eggs, quartered
1 In a thick-walled 1 1/2- to 2-quart pan, heat the oil and add the sugar, stirring until the sugar melts. Cook until the sugar turns a light brown and caramelizes. Add the garlic, shallots and ginger. They will sizzle. Stir and cook for 1 minute.
2 Over high heat, add the pork belly and stir. Add the fish sauce and coconut water. The liquid should barely cover the pieces of pork. Add water if necessary. Bring to a boil, add the eggs, cover and cook on medium heat for 35 to 45 minutes. Remove lid and cook until liquid is reduced to about 1 cup, or comes up about one third of the way on the pork.
3 Serve warm.
4 Marinate the pork overnight in garlic, shallots, sugar fish sauce. Place eggs in pot and at the end chop them up.
Yield: Serves 6 to 8
Main Dish, Meat
Source: Viet World Kitchen, 2006/09/09
Thanks, Richard. Sounds really good but not exactly what I was looking for. JCA
Search "belly" there are a few ideas.
i used buckboard bacon cure and smoked with hickory=
bacon amazingly good
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