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Fujian Litchi Pork

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Fujian Litchi Pork
Fujian Litchi Pork


This is a traditional dish of Fuzhou. The name of Litchi Pork is attributed to the fact that the deep fried pork is cut into small pieces that resemble litchi once cooked. Its sweet and sour flavor makes it popular with people in Fuzhou.

Feature: Litchi-shaped, sweet and sour.


lean pork 300g, Chinese water chestnuts100g, scallion15g,red vinasse 50g, white vinegar 10g, soy sauce 10g, white granulated sugar 15g, garlic(white skin) 5g, starch (broad bean) 10g, monosodium glutamate 3g, sesame oil 5g, peanut oil 50g.


1. Wash and cut the pork into cubes (10 ×5 ×1 cm), cut a crisscross on each piece, then slice each piece into 3 small pieces;

2. Cut the Chinese water chestnut into small pieces, 2-3 pieces each;

3. Mix the pork and Chinese water chestnut pieces well with starch solution and red vinasse;

4. Wash the scallion and cut the stalk into big pieces;

5. Add soy sauce, white vinegar, white sugar, monosodium glutamate and starch solution to making a thin soup as a seasoning sauce;

6. Deep-fry the pork slices and water chestnut slices in hot peanut oil for several minutes; remove when in the shape of litchi;

7.Sauté minced garlic and scallion stalks, pour in the sauce, then add the pork and water chestnut slices, toss.


1. Choose tender and juicy pork and find the most suitable cooking temperature;

2. The pork and water chestnuts should be fried, make sure that enough peanut oil is available (about 500g).


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