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Hoisin-Braised Pork with Grilled Watermelon and Shishito Peppers

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  • 1 1/4 pounds boneless blade pork roast (cut into 1-inch dice)
  • 1/3 cup kosher salt (or more to taste)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons spices (Chinese five-)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic (minced)
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper (or more to taste)
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil (divided)
  • 2 carrots (peeled and chopped)
  • 1 stalk celery (chopped)
  • 1 small onion (peeled and chopped)
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 15 shishito chile peppers (cut into 1/2-inch slices, about 2 cups)
  • 1/4 lemon
  • 4 watermelon (3x1, 1/2x1/2-inch pieces)
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper (isot, optional *)
  • 1 cup mustard greens (baby, for garnish, optional)
  • 8 cippolini onions (roasted, optional)
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    1. In a medium bowl, combine salt, sugar, five-spice, garlic and black pepper. Stir in pork and set aside at room temperature for an hour.
    2. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
    3. Meanwhile, transfer pork to a strainer and rinse off the spice blend. Pat pork pieces dry and set aside.
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    Geneva Taylor 10 days ago
    Fantastic! Served over rice instead of grilled watermelon, but it was still really goo. Will definitely be making this again.