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Pork Floss

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Course Snack
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 150 g


  • Bread Maker
  • Pressure Cooker (optional)


  • 300 g Pork Tenderloin
  • 2 Star Anise
  • 2 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 45 g Brown Sugar
  • 15 g Palm Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Water
  • 45 g Soy Sauce


  • Place pork ternderloin, star anise and cinnamon sticks in a pressure cooker. Add just enough water to cover the pork
  • Pressure cook for 30 mins. If you do not have a pressure cooker, you can simmer for an hour in any pot
  • Take the pork out and leave it to cool
  • Pound the meat until flattened using a pestel (or smilar). See video for info
  • Shread the flattened pork with a fork. Set aside.
  • In a pot, add sugar, palm sugar and water. Medium heat. Stri until all the sugar is melted
  • Add soy sauce, stir well and take off the heat. Set aside
  • Add shredded pork to a bowl, add the flavoring sauce from above and mix well.
  • Turn on bread machine to "Jam" setting. Add the flavored shredded pork mixture into the bread maker.
  • Run the bread machine for 1 hour. The pork will still be slightly wet.
  • Run the bread machine for another 30 mins. The pork should be drier now and starting to turn fluffy
  • Run the bread machine for another 30 mins. The pork should be converted into a soft fluffy texture. If not keep running the bread machine in 15-30 min periods
  • Transfer to a flat plate and leave to cool completely
  • Store in an air-tight container. Consume within a week


Keyword Chinese, Pork