Vietnamese Thit Kho

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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1.1kg pork belly
4 hard boiled eggs
5cloves garlic (grated)
5whole shallots (grated)
1 chilli padi (lightly pound)
4tbsp fish sauce
1tbsp chicken powder
1tbsp rice syrup
1/2 lemon
Sauce
2 coconuts
3tbsp fish sauce

Directions

1.

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.

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3.

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.

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5.

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

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6.

Serve hot.

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