Donna’s Chinese Simmered Star Anise Pork

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  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, julienned
  • 1 cup Chinese cooking wine, or dry sherry
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 star anise
  • 2 pork tenderloins, trimmed and halved crosswise
  • Steamed rice, for serving (optional)
  • Steamed baby bok choy, for serving (optional)


  1. 1. Heat oil in a medium skillet over low heat. Add ginger, and cook for 1 minute. Add wine, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, sugar, and star anise; bring to a simmer. Add pork, and cover. Cook until tender, 5 to 7 minutes per side.
  2. 2. Remove pork, and keep warm. Allow sauce to simmer until reduced and thickened. Cut pork into 1-inch slices. Spoon sauce over pork, and serve with steamed rice and bok choy.


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