This braised elbow is one of the necessary new year’s dishes on my new year’s Eve dinner table every year. It means that the coming year will be prosperous, rich and auspicious. Let’s see if this fragrant glutinous elbow has the impulse to bite…


1 pig elbow
1 / 2 teaspoon salt
1 small handful of rock sugar
1 section onion
1 ginger
2 star anise
1 cinnamon
2 dried peppers
1 / 2 tbsp soy sauce
1 fragrant leaf
Appropriate amount of broth


Step 1
Prepare pig elbows and soak them in water for more than 2 hours

Step 2
Prepare the accessories, cut the scallion into sections and slice the ginger

Step 3
The soup is thawed out from the refrigerator in advance, and the elbows are washed and blanched

Step 4
Add a small amount of fried scallion, ginger, star anise, cinnamon, pepper and fragrant leaves, and add soy sauce, rock sugar, old soup, cooking wine, salt and hot water

Step 5
After boiling, pour the soup into the pressure cooker, put in the boiled elbow, cover the lid, press it for 40 minutes, turn off the fire and simmer for more than 4 hours, take out the elbow and put it into a larger bowl

Step 6
Put it into the steamer, pour the soup and steam for 1 hour. Put the steamed elbow on the plate

Step 7
In another pot, pour in the soup of steamed elbows, bring to a boil and hook in thin thicken. Pour the soup over your elbow