Vietnamese Thit Kho

Mains
One-pot
Pork

Easy Level:

Cook Time:

Servings:

4-6 pax

Melt-in-your-mouth tender, flavourful pork braised in a refreshing, sweet coconut-infused sauce, this classic Vietnamese dish is a must-try.

Similarly to Filipino Adobo and Chinese Tau Yu Bak, Vietnam’s Thit Kho is another Asian comfort food that you would not want to miss.

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Ingredients

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kg
kg
pork belly
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kg
kg
pork belly
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hard boiled eggs
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hard boiled eggs
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cloves
cloves
garlic (grated)
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cloves
cloves
garlic (grated)
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whole
whole
shallots (grated)
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whole
whole
shallots (grated)
0.00
chilli padi (lightly pound)
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chilli padi (lightly pound)
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tbsp
tbsp
fish sauce
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tbsp
tbsp
fish sauce
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tbsp
tbsp
chicken powder
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tbsp
tbsp
chicken powder
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tbsp
tbsp
rice syrup
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
rice syrup
0.00
lemon
0.00
lemon

Sauce

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coconuts
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coconuts
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tbsp
tbsp
fish sauce
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
fish sauce

Steps

1

Wash and drain dry pork
Wash and drain dry pork
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2

Marinate pork with grated garlic, chilli padi, lime juice, 1 tbsp fish sauce, chicken powder & sugar…let is sit in the fridge for 2 hours
Marinate pork with grated garlic, chilli padi, lime juice, 1 tbsp fish sauce, chicken powder & sugar…let is sit in the fridge for 2 hours
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3

In a pan, a little oil, pan fried the pork till slight dry and brown
In a pan, a little oil, pan fried the pork till slight dry and brown
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4

Pour 2 x whole coconut juice over it , add in 3 tbsp fish sauce and simmer over low heat for 30 mins till liquid is slightly reduced
Pour 2 x whole coconut juice over it , add in 3 tbsp fish sauce and simmer over low heat for 30 mins till liquid is slightly reduced
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5

Add in eggs and coat eggs with sauce. Simmer for another 30mins till meat is soft and tender
Add in eggs and coat eggs with sauce. Simmer for another 30mins till meat is soft and tender
Mark as completed

6

Serve hot.
Serve hot.
Mark as completed

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