Chinese Caramelized Pork with Eggs

January 27, 2023  Cambodia Recipe Avatar
Chinese Caramelized Pork with Eggs

Chinese Caramelized Pork with Eggs is very popular in Asia, especially in China, Vietnam and Cambodia. Pork is slowly braised until it has turned into a caramel color and the meat becomes tender, this also allows the flavors to meld a little more.


6 hard boil eggs (peel)
1 tablespoon of water
1 tablespoon of sugar
2 cups of water
3 cloves of garlic minced
1/4 cup of fish sauce
1/4 cup of sugar
1 tablespoon of dark sweet soy sauce (dragon brand)
1 teaspoon of salt
2 stars anise
1 can of coconut juice (not coconut milk)
1/2 teaspoon of black pepper
1 1/2 lbs pork belly cut to chunks

Directions to make Chinese Caramelized Pork with Eggs

  1. In a medium size pan caramelized 1 T of water, dark soy sauce and sugar till golden brown, stir frequently, add pork
  2. Mix till all side turn brown (make sure you do it on low heat at this point or the meat will burn from the caramelized sugar)
  3. Then add 2 cups of water stir well, star anise, garlic, fish sauce, sugar, and coconut juice, and stir well,
  4. Cook on low heat for at least 30 minutes stir from time to time so the bottom of the pan won’t burn
  5. And the meat cooks through
  6. Last add boil egg and black pepper simmering till the pork meat is tender.

Serve hot over rice



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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 4

Calories Per Serving: 973

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏9g 3%
Cholesterol ‏196mg 65%
Total Fat ‏60g 77%
Saturated Fat ‏32g 160%
Dietary Fiber ‏2g 7%
Protein ‏87g 174%
Sodium ‏5004mg 218%
Sugars ‏6g 12%


30 min


1 hr




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