Caramelized Pork and Eggs (Thịt Kho Tàu)

Difficulty
medium

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(10 Ratings)

Preparation time
40 mins

Cooking time
2 hours 10 mins

Serves
12

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Caramelized Pork and Eggs (Thịt Kho Tàu), 3.8 out of 5 based on 10 ratings

Ingredients

  • 1kg (2.2 lbs) pork belly or boneless pork leg, cut into 1.5 inch cubes
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon shallot, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Knorr seasoning powder (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1/2 cup fish sauce
  • 600ml coconut juice
  • 600ml water
  • 5 hard boiled eggs

Preparation

1.  Marinate pork in garlic, shallot, seasoning powder, salt, and black pepper for 30 minutes.

2.  In a large pot over medium heat, caramelize sugar in cooking oil. Stir in pork and cooking 3 minutes until pork is no longer pink on the outside. Add coconut juice and water. Add in hard boiled eggs and bring to a boil. Add in fish sauce and season to taste with more fish sauce, seasoning powder, or sugar. Cook on medium-low for 2 hours occasionally skimming off the scum. Serve with a sprinkle of black pepper. For more photos and recipes, please visit my blog at Danang Cuisine.

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