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.
Add sweet soy sauce, sugar, and water.
Bring liquid to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes.
Add salt and hard boiled eggs. Cover and simmer for another 15 minutes.
Turn eggs occasional to coat evenly with soy sauce. Turn off stove.
Serve warm with steamed rice.