Trotters in Black Vinegar (Too Kha Chor) Recipe By , November 5, 2018 Trotters in Black Vinegar (Too Kha Chor) Trotters in Black Vinegar is a popular Penang Chinese homecooked dish. Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook time: 4 hours

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Trotters in Black Vinegar (Penang Hokkien: Too3 Kha3 Chor3) is a popular Penang Chinese homecooked dish. We often make it at home. Here's the recipe for making our own Trotters in Black Vinegar.

Trotters in Black Vinegar Recipe

Preparation Time: 30 minutes Cooking Time: 4 hours in thermal pot (minimum) Total Time: 4½ hours Serving size: 2-3 persons


  1. 1800g trotters (or a single leg, choose those with some fat on it)
  2. 20-25 Chinese shiitake mushrooms
  3. 190g (2-3 pieces) of ginger
  4. 600 ml black vinegar
  5. 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  6. 4 tablespoons cooking oil
  7. rock sugar, according to how sweet you want it to be
  8. salt, taste test it and then put according to your preference


  1. Scald the trotters in a wok of hot water and cook it for about 5 minutes
  2. Slice the ginger
  3. Take the trotters out of the wok, wash it in water
  4. Sauté ginger in cooking oil
  5. Add sesame oil
  6. Add trotters
  7. Add one 600 ml bottle of black vinegar
  8. Add enough water to cover the meat (use water you rinse the balance black vinegar from its bottle and also for soaking the mushroom)
  9. Cover wok and allow it to simmer for 10 minutes
  10. Transfer to thermal pot and let it cook for minimum 4 hours, or stew in regular pot until the meat is tender.

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