Crispy Chinese Pork Rice Bowl

Crispy Chinese Pork Rice Bowl

Rating
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Prep Time

35 min

Cuisine

Chinese

Use within

4-5 days

This Chinese-inspired pork and rice bowl has all you’d expect from homemade Chinese cooking. Crispy, sweet, salty, crunchy pork is mixed through fluffy rice. Our pickled cucumber ribbons make the perfect speedy-side for contrast and freshness.

Prep Time

35 min

Cuisine

Chinese

Use within

4-5 days

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In Your Box
Ingredients for 2 people (double for 4)
basmati-rice
150g fragrant basmati rice
honey-pot
1 honey pot (28g)
garlic-clove
2 garlic cloves
fresh-ginger
15g fresh root ginger
Soy-sauce-sachet
2 soy sauce sachets (16ml) †
Spring-onion
1 spring onion
rice-vinegar
2 tbsp white rice vinegar
Hoisin-sauce
2 tbsp hoisin sauce †
British pork mince 2
300g British pork mince
cucumber
1/2 cucumber
5-spice
1 tbsp Chinese five spice mix †
chilli-flakes
1/2 tsp fiery chilli flakes
You Will Need
Pepper, salt, vegetable oil

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • basmati rice
  • Honey pot
  • garlic clove
  • fresh root ginger
  • 1 soy sauce sachet (8ml)<span class="strong">†</span>
  • spring onions
  • rice vinegar
  • hoisin sauce<span class="strong">†</span>
  • British pork mince
  • cucumber
  • five-spice mix<span class="strong">†</span>
  • dried chilli flakes
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 781 kJ
187 kcal
2996 kJ
718 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
6.3 g
2.1 g
24.2 g
7.9 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
22.7 g
5.4 g
87.1 g
20.6 g
Fibre 0.5 g 1.8 g
Protein 9.7 g 37 g
Salt 0.43 g 1.65 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
basmati rice
Honey pot
garlic clove
fresh root ginger
1 soy sauce sachet (8ml)
Water, soya beans, roasted wheat, wheat, salt, alchohol (ethanol)
spring onions
rice vinegar
Rice, salt, water
hoisin sauce
Water, sugar, soybean paste (8%) [water, soya beans, rice, salt], garlic puree (3.5%), modified maize starch, colour (plain caramel), white rice vinegar (1%), spice blend (1%) [fennel, black pepper, cinnamon, cloves, cumin, star anise],
British pork mince
cucumber
five-spice mix
Cassia cinnamon, fennel, ginger, aniseed,clove
dried chilli flakes
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (wheat-gluten, soya, soybeans, Seeds)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Chinese Pork Rice

Add the rice and 350ml [700ml] water to a pot with a lid and bring to the boil over a high heat

Once boiling, reduce the heat to very low & cook, covered, for 10-15 min or until the water has absorbed & the rice is cooked, then remove from the heat & keep covered until serving

2 Chinese Pork Rice

Meanwhile, peel the cucumber with a vegetable peeler into ribbons

Tip: keep the soft seedy centre for step 6!

Combine the rice vinegar and cucumber ribbons in a bowl with a pinch of salt and set aside to pickle until serving 

3 Chinese Pork Rice

Peel and finely chop (or grate) the garlic

Peel the ginger (scrape the skin off with a teaspoon) and finely chop (or grate)

Mix together the hoisin, honey, half the soy sauce and 2 tbsp [4 tbsp] water

Add 1-2 tbsp vegetable oil to a large wide-based pan (preferably non-stick) over a medium-high heat

4 Chinese Pork Rice

Once hot, add the garlic, ginger, five spice and chilli flakes (can't handle the heat? Go easy!) and stir constantly for 1 min, then add the pork mince & cook for 4-6 min or until starting to brown, breaking it up as you go

5 Chinese Pork Rice

Stir in the hoisin marinade

Cook for approx. 4 min or until crispy and cooked through

6 Chinese Pork Rice

Meanwhile, chop the cucumbers' seedy centre into bite-size pieces

Slice the spring onion[s] finely, discarding the root ends

7 Chinese Pork Rice

Fluff the cooked rice with a fork

Add the rice, cucumber pieces and half the spring onion to the pork

Season with the remaining soy sauce and a good grind of pepper

8

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Serve the pork rice in bowls and garnish with the remaining spring onion

Serve the cucumber pickle to the side

Enjoy!

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