• Prep Time 30 minutes
  • Cook Time 20 minutes
  • Serving For 4 people
  • Difficulty Normal

Recipe Ingredient

  • 1 pig's trotter, cleaned and cut into 5 cm pieces
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp chopped garlic
  • 50g sliced ginger
  • 12 dried Chinese mushrooms, soaked
  • 10 red dates
  • 20g black fungus, soaked
  • 1 litre fresh chicken stock
  • 1 cup glutinous rice wine
  • Seasoning
  • ½-1 tsp salt or to taste
  • 1 tsp pepper or to taste


  1. Boil a saucepan of water and scald trotter for 5-6 minutes. Remove and rinse well.
  2. Heat sesame oil in a claypot and fry garlic and ginger until fragrant. Put in trotter and mushrooms. Fry for a while.
  3. Add 3-4 tablespoons fresh chicken stock (this is to prevent ingredients sticking to the pot). Add red dates and black fungus, then pour in remaining stock.
  4. Cover the pot and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 40-50 minutes.
  5. Add glutinous rice wine and seasoning and continue to simmer for 20 minutes or until trotter is tender.

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