2 pounds pork
1 scallion stalk
1 slc fresh ginger root
1 clove garlic
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon sherry
2½ tablespoons oil
1 tablespoon sugar
5 tablespoons soy sauce
1 dsh pepper
Step 1- Cut pork in 4 equal parts. Cut scallion in 2-inch sections.
Step 2- Mince ginger root and garlic; then combine with soy sauce and sherry.
Step 3- Add mixture to pork and toss gently. Let stand 30 minutes, turning meat occasionally; then drain, discarding marinade.
Step 4- Heat oil in a heavy pan. Add pork and brown quickly on all sides.
Step 5- Add sugar, remaining soy sauce, pepper and scallion. Simmer, covered, until pork is done (about 45 minutes). Cut in 1-inch cubes and serve.
Step 6- If pork shows signs of burning, add 1/4 cup boiling water. If a very heavy pot is used, this may not be necessary.
Yield: 4-8 servings