Taiwanese Braised Pork with Rice
Classic Taiwanese comfort food, a staple of every Taiwanese family. Served over rice with an optional stewed egg, it's easy to make!
Servings 4 people
- 1 tbsp Canola Oil
- 1.5 lb Pork Belly
- 2 cloves Garlic smashed, roughly chopped
- 3 tbsp Rock Sugar
- 1 tsp Five Spice Powder
- 6 tbsp Soy Sauce
- 2 tbsp Cooking Wine
- 2/3 cup Water
- 2 Hardboiled eggs (optional)
In a large stockpot on medium high heat, put in the oil. Put in bork belly and sear until brown (about 2 minutes on each side). Add in your garlic and give your pork a stir.
Add rock sugar and let it disolve slightly, about 1 minute. Add Five Spice powder and soy sauce. Turn down heat to low and let simmer for 7 minutes.
Add cooking wine and water. Let simmer for 1 hr, covered with lid.
(Optional) Put in peeled hardboiled eggs into sauce while simmering.
Remove pork and eggs from stockpot and serve with rice.