Kong Tau Yew Bak (Braised Pork in Soy Sauce) is a well loved, very flavorful Hokkien (Fujianese) comfort food dish. Usually comes with hard boiled eggs. | MalaysianChineseKitchen.com

Kong Tau Yew Bak (Braised Pork in Dark Soy Sauce)

Kong Tau Yew Bak (Braised Pork in Soy Sauce) is a well loved, very flavorful Hokkien (Fujianese) comfort food dish. Usually comes with hard boiled eggs.
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Servings: 6
Calories: 421kcal
Author: Linda Ooi

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 bulb garlic (separated but not peeled)
  • 1 tsp peppercorns (cracked or smashed)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • lbs boneless pork ribs or pork shoulder, cut into bite size pieces (675g)
  • 3 tbsp sweet soy sauce
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • ¾ cup water (180ml)
  • ½ tsp salt (or to taste)
  • 4 hard boiled eggs (peeled)

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Heat vegetable oil in a medium sized pot. Saute garlic cloves, cracked peppercorns, and minced garlic for 1 minute.
  • Add pork and fry to seal in the juices. This should take about 3 minutes.
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  • Add sweet soy sauce, sugar, and water.
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  • Bring liquid to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes.
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  • Add salt and hard boiled eggs. Cover and simmer for another 15 minutes.
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  • Turn eggs occasional to coat evenly with soy sauce. Turn off stove.
  • Serve warm with steamed rice.

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Calories: 421kcal
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