Rub pork with oil, then generously rub with spices and salt. Allow to marinate overnight. Sear pork in oven at 500F for 25 minutes. Lower heat to 325F. Add braising liquid to pan (not on pork). Cook until very, very tender, approximately two and a half hours.
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Instead of the Chinese Five Spice used in this recipe, you can use Shichimi Togarashi and get a similar outcome. Shichimi Togarashi is a unique blend of orange peel, ginger, sasame, chilies and nori to create a spicy, nutty flavor that packs a big punch to noodle dishes, soups, and dumplings. See more pork recipes here!