Chilled Aromatic Earl Grey Pork Loin

Chilled Aromatic Earl Grey Pork Loin


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About this recipe: It’s always a delight eating these tender slices of pork, filled with the scented Earl Grey, sitting on a bed of Wild Rocket Mix Salad with Balsamic Vinegar dressing.

blackswan North Region, Singapore

Serves: 5 

  • 600g Pork loin
  • 5 Earl Grey tea bags
  • 1 tbsp Vinegar
  • 2 tsp Soya sauce
  • ½ tbsp Mirin (Japanese rice wine)
  • ½ tbsp White wine
  • ½ lit Water
  • Wild Rocket Mix for base
  • Balsamic Vinegar for dressing
  • Brining
  • 3 Earl Grey tea bags
  • 3 tbsp Salt
  • 5 tbsp Sugar
  • ½ lit Water

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Extra time:8hr  ›  Ready in:8hr30min 

  1. Pour warm water to brining ingredients. Cool to room temperature & remove tea bags.
  2. Transfer to a sealable container & put in pork. Cover & refrigerate for about 4hrs.
  3. Bring water to boil & add fresh tea bags to make a tea. Remove pork from brine & add into tea. Simmer for 15mins.
  4. Transfer to a sealable container. Add vinegar, soya sauce, mirin & mix well. When container is cool, refrigerate again for another 4 hours.
  5. Remove pork & slice it just before serving. Serve your tender Earl Grey Pork chilled.


Brining is a process adopted by a lot of professional cooks, in which meat is soaked in brine before cooking. The method involves adding salt, sugar, & water to improve the texture & flavor in meat. Brining captures & holds moisture in meat, thus making it juicier & more tender.

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- 12 Jan 2011

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