Chinese Red Braised Pork Belly | Only Cookery. Chinese red braised pork belly or hong shao rou-红烧肉 is a classic pork dish from mainland China, using pork belly and a combination of ginger, garlic, aromatic spices, chilies, sugar, star anise, light and dark soy sauce, and rice cooking wine. It has a unique rich and aromatic flavor, definitely a dish to try if you are a pork belly love as much as I am! Join in us for this cooking class and have some fun!