Chashu pork belly ramen

Ingredients

Beverages

  • 50g of sake
  • 50g of mirin
  • 1l water
  • water, or chicken stock, as needed
  • 30g of mirin
  • 1 1/2 tsp sake

Cooking Sauces

  • 200g of light soy sauce
  • 10g of light soy sauce
  • 60g of light soy sauce

Store Cupboard

  • 30g of caster sugar
  • 200g of hoisin sauce
  • 50g of peanut butter, smooth
  • 10g of oyster sauce
  • 20g of caster sugar
  • 25g of caster sugar
  • 500g of chicken stock, ideally homemade
  • 360g of ramen noodles, fresh

Spices & Dried Herbs

  • 2 star anise

Salad & Fresh Herbs

  • 4 bay leaves

Dairy

  • 6 eggs, fridge cold

Speciality Ingredients

  • 6 bamboo shoots, whole (available in Asian supermarkets)
  • 4 nori sheets

Oils & Vinegars

  • 400ml of vegetable oil, or another neutral oil
  • 1 dash of rice vinegar

Fruit & Vegetables

  • 1 garlic bulb, cloves peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 bunch of spring onion greens, finely sliced and kept in iced water to curl up

Fresh Meat

  • 500g of pork belly, ideally in 1 piece
  • 500g of pork stock, ideally homemade