2 lb. pork belly 1 corner star anise (smashed) 4 stalks chives (chopped) 1 slice ginger 1 clove garlic (crushed) 1/2 c. water 1 Tbsp. thick shoyu 5 Tbsp. liquor 1/8 tsp. five spice 1 tsp. salt 2 tsp. sugar 2 Tbsp. soju
1. Rub the pork with thick shoyu. Brown on all sides over low flame. Cut the pork into 1 inch squares. 2. Mix all the ingredients (except the water) and soak the pork in the mixture for at least 1 hour. 3. Place in a sauce pan and add the water. Simmer for 1 1/2 hours or until tender. 4. Thicken remaining liquid with cornstarch. Pour the sauce over the pork.