Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Meat)

Paddyfield Pork Recipe

(Thit Kho)

Ingredients : Serves 4

100 g

125 ml

4 tablespoons

2 cloves

1 teaspoon

500 g



Light muscovado sugar

Vietnamese fish sauce

Shallots, chopped

Garlic, chopped


Boneless pork lion, thinly sliced

Hard boiled eggs, shelled and halved

Chinese chive flowers, for garnishing

Method :
  • Heat the sugar in a small casserole over a low heat until it is melted, stirring constantly.

  • Slowly add the fish sauce and keep stirring vigorously until it is all amalgamated.

  • Add the shallots, garlic, pepper and pork slices to the caramel, cover and simmer over a low heat for about 30 minutes, giving it an occasional stir around.

  • To serve, arrange the sliced pork on a warmed platter with the eggs and pour over the sauce, covering the eggs as well as the pork.

  • Garnish with Chinese chive flowers and serve a dish of rice on the side.

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