The key to a nourishing meal is the right combination of ingredients that create a delightful taste and good nutrition. It is ideal that you prepare meat and vegetables for main course; this way, you can give your family something truly delicious and satisfying to eat. Moreover, a wide variety of dishes helps keep the body healthy. The nutrients in vegetables and meat can give anyone the energy to carry out all activities in a day.

Thus, every homemaker should consider putting some variety in the dinner table. For instance, anyone can prepare pork belly recipes in several ways. By varying the sauce and the seasonings used in the recipe, anyone can make the dish taste like something new. The whole family will always find something special served for them when there is variety in the dishes. In addition, this will keep their health in good condition because of the nutritious meals.

If you are thinking of a great recipe that comes with an exquisite taste and has plenty of essential nutrients, you should try this pork belly dish. Anyone can make the dish in only a matter of minutes, which makes it ideal for busy moms and those with hectic schedules at work.

Pork Belly with Plum and Star Anise Sauce
In simple ways, anyone can make this pork recipe. This dish is truly a delight to the taste because of the rich sauce that will surely create a blast of sensation in the taste buds.

• Half a cup of cooking oil
• A tablespoon of fennel seeds
• 2 tablespoons of soy sauce
• Belly of pork, 2 1/2 kg
• A tablespoon of coriander seeds
• 2 whole pieces of star anise
• A teaspoon of grated ginger
• 3 pieces of rice plums
• 2 tablespoons of wine vinegar
• 1 cinnamon stick
• 4 tablespoons of brown sugar

Cooking Procedure:
Begin by preparing the oven and preheating it to about 450 degrees Fahrenheit. Then, slice the skin of the pork, with a crosswise cut. Rub some oil and low-sodium soy sauce all over the pork. Set aside. Meanwhile, crush the coriander and fennel seeds in a bowl. Add in the star anise and crush it, as well. Then, put the seed mixture on the meat. Reserve a little (1 teaspoon) of the seeds. Place the pork on the rack in the preheated oven. Roast the pork for 30 minutes.

Next, reduce the heat of the oven. Open the oven door and pour a cup of water into the mixture. Cook the pork for two more hours. While waiting for the pork to roast, heat the oil in a pan. Fry the ginger for 2 minutes before adding in the plums, vinegar, seeds and spices. Cook and stir the mixture and allot 15 minutes until the sauce becomes thick.

When the pork is ready, remove it from heat and slice it. Pour the sauce all over the meat and serve with rice.

You should definitely try cooking this fabulous recipe that the whole family would love. Make every mealtime a joy and serve this great dish as main course.
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