Braised Pork Skin

Serving 2
Preparation Time 15 mins
Skill Easy

250g Pig Skin
1 tbsp Vegetable Oil
1 tsp Salt
1 tsp Sugar
1 tsp Five Spice Powder
2 tbsp Soy Sauce
ΒΌ tsp Fennel Seed
3 slices Bay Leaves


  1. Rinse the pig skin thoroughly under cold running water to remove any dirt or debris. Use a knife or a scraper to gently scrape the surface of the pig skin to remove any remaining dirt, impurities, or hairs from the skin. Scrape until the pigskin’s surface is clean and smooth.
  2. Boil the pig skin in a pot with water. Once it boils, remove pig skin and scrape the pig skin to remove oil layer with the back of a knife.
  3. Rinse the pig skin before cutting into strips of about 3 cm each.
  4. Prepare a pressure cooker and add the pork skin and soy sauce into the cooker.
  5. Add in vegetable oil, salt and sugar into the cooker in sequence. Sprinkle in some fennel seeds and washed bay leaves.
  6. Pour water and five-spice powder into the pot, cover the lid and let it boil. Once boiling, let it simmer for another 15 minutes.
  7. Remove the pork skin and serve it with the marinade sauce.
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