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Pork in Dark Soy – Babi Tauyu

Category: Main Dishes

Serves: 4 people

Preparing time: 00:00

Cooking time: 00:00


500g belly or shoulder pork (cubed)

3-4 hard boiled eggs - peeled - one per person

5 tbsp Wing Yip Dark Soya Sauce

100ml water

3-4 cloves bruised garlic cloves

2" root ginger (thick slices)

2 tsp sugar

1 stick cinnamon

2 star anise

2 tbsp peanut or vegetable oil

Cooking Method

Step 1

Heat the oil in a pot and fry bruised garlic cloves and sliced ginger.

Step 2

Then add pork in batches to seal meat.

Step 3

When the meat is sealed, add the dark soya sauce, cinnamon and star anise, cover and cook for 5 minutes. This stage is important to ensure the pork takes on the colour of the soya sauce.

Step 4

Add water, turn down heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes stirring from time to time.

Step 5

When pork is cooked, add whole hard boiled eggs and sugar (to taste) and cook for a further 5 minutes.

Step 6

The end result should be tender, cooked pork coated in a rich caramelised sauce.

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