Tau Yu Bak – 豆油肉

Comfort food dish are always the best, most of us would have had this dish at growing up. Super easy to make and definitely a keeper for home dinners! Give it a try, we like ours with extra Tau Pok!

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  • Servings: 4 pax

  • Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

  • Skill: Easy


  1. 500g pork belly (cubes)

  2. 3 tbsp light soy sauce

  3. 1 tbsp dark soy sauce (thick)

  4. 2 tbsp kecap manis

  5. 30g ginger (sliced)

  6. 10 cloves of garlic (unpeeled)

  7. ½ tsp five spice powder

  8. 2 star anise

  9. 1 cinnamon stick

  10. 15g rock sugar

  11. ½ tbsp white peppercorn (crushed)

  12. ½ tsp salt

  13. 500 ml pork stock

  14. 4 hard boil eggs

  15. 4 tau pok (halves)

  16. 2 tbsp oil


  1. In a pan with oil at medium heat, stir fry ginger, cinnamon stick and star anise until fragrant.

  2. Add in pork belly and stir fry until slightly golden brown.

  3. Add in light soy sauce, dark soy sauce and kecap manis. Stir and coat pork belly with sauce.

  4. Add in garlic cloves, five spice powder, white peppercorn and salt.

  5. Pour in pork stock and bring to boil.

  6. Add in rock sugar.

  7. Let it simmer for 1 hour.

  8. Add in tau pok and hard boiled eggs into pot and simmer for another 30 minutes.

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