Pig Feet Stew with Noodles
Pig trotter stew with vermicelli is a traditional Chinese dish that has gained popularity in many Asian countries. It is a hearty and flavorful meal that is made with pig trotters, vermicelli noodles, and various spices and herbs.
猪蹄炖粉条 (zhū tí dùn fěn tiáo)
Pig trotter stew with vermicelli is a savory and slightly sweet dish with a rich umami flavor. The dish is often served hot and is perfect for cold days. The texture of the pig trotters is tender and chewy, while the vermicelli adds a soft and silky texture to the dish.
Origin and History
The dish originated in China and has been enjoyed for centuries as a nourishing and satisfying meal. The use of pig trotters in Chinese cuisine dates back to ancient times when they were considered to be a delicacy that provided numerous health benefits. Over time, the dish spread throughout Asia and became a favorite comfort food for many people.
Pig trotters contain high levels of collagen, which is known to improve skin elasticity and joint health. They are also a good source of protein and essential nutrients such as iron, zinc, and vitamin B12. Vermicelli noodles are low in calories and fat, making them a healthy alternative to other types of noodles.
To make pig trotter stew with vermicelli, you will need the following ingredients:
2 pig trotters 200g vermicelli noodles 1 onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 piece ginger, sliced 2 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp oyster sauce 1 tbsp sugar 1 tsp salt 1 star anise 1 cinnamon stick 3 cups water
Pig trotter stew with vermicelli is similar to other Chinese stews and soups, such as beef noodle soup and hot pot. It is also similar to Korean dishes like gamjatang (pork bone soup) and jokbal (pig's feet).