Chilled Aromatic Earl Grey Pork Loin

    8 hours 30 mins

    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.


    North Region, Singapore
    1 person made this

    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