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This recipe looks delicious! Perfect to warm you up on this chilly Tuesday.

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Taiwanese Braised Pork Rice (Lu Rou Fan)
Melt in the mouth pork pieces perfectly braised in a spiced, sweet and savoury sauce, and served on steaming hot fragrant rice. Some people make it with pork belly, but I personally thought it was a little too greasy. Minced pork is another popular alternative. 

Ingredients (Serves 4-5)

500g pork shoulders, diced (Chicken works too)
5 slices ginger
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 stick cinnamon
1 star anise
1-2 tsp 5 spice powder
4 hard boiled eggs, shells removed
1 med piece rock sugar 
1/4 cup crispy fried shallot, crushed into small pieces
1/4 cup dark soy sauce
2 tbsp shao xing wine
2 cups water
1 tbsp oil
Xiao bai cai / bak choy for serving
Chopped chinese parsley for garnishing

Heat wok on med high with 1 tbsp oil.
Cook pork until no longer pink, and allow the juices to cook until dry.
Add garlic, and ginger slices.
Stir-fry for a minute.
Add rock sugar, cinnamon, and star anise.
Then add wine, dark soy sauce, 5 spice powder, and toss to coat meat.
Pour in 2 cups water, bring to boil and lower heat to medium.
Cover and allow to cook for 20 minutes.
Add your eggs into the meat and sauce.
Cover and allow to cook for 10 minutes.
Turn the egg to make sure sauce coats the egg.
Cover and cook for another 10 mins or until sauce thickens.

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All the Chinese you need to know
Wing Yip is an established family business, widely recognised as the UK’s leading supplier of Chinese and Oriental groceries, and much more.

Currently, two generations of the Wing Yip family are involved in the day-to-day running of the stores, superstores and national distribution network, supplying the majority of Chinese restaurants and takeaways across the country.

Wing Yip superstores are a genuine one-stop-shop offering all the authentic ingredients needed for recipes with a Far Eastern flavour. Any professional cook or Oriental food enthusiast will find these and the full complement of specialist utensils and sundries under one roof – all at very reasonable prices.  The website carries only ambient products, so if you need any fresh or frozen produce, just pop into your local Wing Yip store.

The company has built its experience in the Oriental food markets over more than 40 years, developing an unparalleled network of suppliers and manufacturers throughout the Far East. This enables Wing Yip to source products of both quality and innovation for our customers.

Wing Yip Superstores, with their distinctive Chinese styling, are located in Birmingham, Manchester, Cricklewood and Croydon. All trade customers, and discerning amateurs, looking for the very best in Chinese and Oriental groceries are welcome. Our head office, warehousing and national distribution hub is also situated in Birmingham; perfectly placed to supply businesses all over the UK.

Whilst the company has seen great expansion over the last ten years, we continue to seek other sites and our plans for the future could include the opening of a Wing Yip store near you. In the meantime, please explore this online shopping experience which offers a wide selection of the thousands of products we have in stock, with more available in the superstores.

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Wing Yip was Awarded an OBE in 2010 for services to the Oriental Food Industry
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Birmingham (B7 5NT) - Manchester (M4 5FS) - Cricklewood (NW2 6LN) - Croydon (CR0 4RF)