Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Meat)

Vietnamese Style Pork Recipe

(Thit Heo Kho Kho)

Ingredients : Serves 6 - 8

2 kg

3 tablespoons


1/2 teaspoon

3 teaspoons

1/2 teaspoon

5 cups

3 tablespoons

Pork lion


Spring onions (scallions), finely chopped

Ground black pepper




Nuoc cham sauce

Method :
  • Cut pork into large cubes. Do not discard fat, for this is a delicious way of cooking it.

  • Heat oil in wok. Stir fry spring onions gently until golden.

  • Add pork, stir fry until the meat loses its pinkness.

  • Add sugar, salt and pepper.

  • Continue to stir until meat is browned.

  • Add water and simmer for 1 hour.

  • Add nuoc cham sauce and continue to simmer until the pork is almost dry.

  • Stir constantly as the pork may burn when liquid reduces.

  • Serve in serving plate with plain rice.

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