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Caramel Pork Belly

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Caramel Pork Belly

So few ingredient but they work to make it unbelievably tasty. Even the most stubborn people will fall for this.
4.66 from 47 votes
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Pork
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings: 4 peopl
Calories: 640kcal



  • Pout the cooking oil into a frying pan over medium heat and sear the pork cubes until they are brown. When browned, remove from pan and allow to drain.
  • In a separate pan, heat the sugar over a low heat until it has started to dissolve caramalise into a golden colour. Do not stir the caramel just agitate the pan.
  • Remove from the heat and add 50ml of warm water being careful as it may sizzle.
  • Stir the pork into the caramel and then stir in the fish sauce along with 3 tablespoons of warm water. turn the pork over halfway through cooking.
  • Cover and cook gently for about an hour until the meat is tender.
  • Add the peppercorns and cook for a few more minutes
  • Serve with rice and steamed veg fo a perfect meal.


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Sodium: 1078mg | Sugar: 12g | Potassium: 247mg | Cholesterol: 81mg | Calories: 640kcal | Monounsaturated Fat: 28g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Fat: 61g | Protein: 11g | Carbohydrates: 12g