Monday, March 24, 2014

Braised Trotter with Radish and Tamarind


1 pig trotter, cut into pieces
2 medium size radish about 1.5 kg, peeled and cut into diamond shapes
20 g dried chillies
30g tamarind slices
2 whole garlic
800 - 1000ml water

2 tablespoon sugar (adjust to your taste)
1 tablespoon oyster sauce
1 tablespoon light soy sauce
1 teaspoon dark soy sauce
1/2 tsp salt

1)  Blanch pig trotter in the boiling water for few minutes. Rinse under running tap water (cool),  drain.
2)  Put all the ingredients and seasoning in a deep big pot, bring to a boil.
3)  Turn to low heat (cover with lid) simmer for 50 minutes and the meat is tendered .  Keep stirring occasionally.
4)  Serve hot with rice.


  1. Yummylicious! More rice please. I only buy and cook trotter maybe a couple of times a year and it is always the black vinegar-ginger trotter. I never know how to cook it any other way. Thanks for sharing this recipe Veronica

  2. Ooohh.....I must try this, Veronica! I already know that it is delicious and I must go pork-trotter hunting :D

  3. i love the spices used in here.... nice dish