Red Simmered Pork
Categories: Pork

2 Tablespoons oil
1 Tablespoon grated gingeroot
1 teaspoon sugar
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 pound boneless pork, cut into 3/4 inch cubes
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 cup water
2 Tablespoons soy sauce
2 Tablespoons Sherry
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon aniseed
1 cup thinly sliced mushrooms
1/2 cup sliced bamboo shoots

Add oil to wok and heat to 350 degrees.
Stir fry gingeroot, garlic and sugar for 30 seconds.
Add pork and onion.  Cook until pork is browned on all sides.
Combine water, soy sauce, sherry, salt and aniseed. Add mixture to wok. 
Cover and turn wok down to 200 degrees and simmer for 30 minutes.
Stir in mushrooms and bamboo shoots and simmer another 15 minutes.

This is good as a main dish and as the meat for Pork Fried Rice.

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