CATEGORYPork
Author Elfie V
Elfie V.

I find inspiration and joy in the kitchen as a passionate cooking enthusiast and culinary artist.

Sweet soy sauce (kecap manis) is the main ingredient to make this dish. It is a thick, dark-colored sauce made from soybeans, sugar, salt, and other seasonings, also has a sweet and savory flavor with caramel undertones.
Easy to cook and delicious How to Make Sweet Pork with Eggs at Home.

We're here to guide you through the steps of crafting this delectable dish right in your own kitchen. With our easy-to-follow instructions and common pantry staples, you'll be able to whip up a restaurant-worthy Sweet Pork with Eggs that'll impress even the toughest food critics. Sweet Pork with Eggs (Babi Kecap) is a dish that involves cooking pork in a flavorful sauce made primarily from sweet soy sauce (kecap manis), along with other seasonings. The dish typically consists of pork pieces that are cooked until tender and infused with the rich, sweet, and savory flavors of the sweet soy sauce. Kecap manis is a thick, dark-colored sauce made from soybeans, sugar, salt, and other seasonings. It's a staple condiment in Indonesian cuisine and other Southeast Asian dishes. Kecap manis has a sweet and savory flavor with caramel undertones, and it's used as a marinade, seasoning, or sauce in various dishes. This sauce makes Sweet Pork with Eggs tastes sweeter and more savory. The sauce caramelizes during cooking, giving the dish a delightful glaze and enhancing its overall taste. Sweet Pork with Eggs is a popular and beloved part of Indonesian and Southeast Asian cuisines, offering a delectable balance of sweetness and umami in every bite. It's often served with steamed rice and possibly some fresh vegetables for a well-rounded meal.

YIELDS 2 serving(s)
TOTAL TIME 50 minute(s)

Ingredients

  • 300g pork meat, cut ½ cm thick
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 garlic, thinly sliced
  • 3 boiled eggs
  • 300 ml of water
  • 4 tbsp sweet soy sauce (kecap manis)
  • ½ - 1 tsp five-spice powder
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 2 clove spices

Steps

1

Saute the garlic in oil until it becomes fragrant.

Step 1 of cooking How to Make Sweet Pork with Eggs at Home.
2

Next, add water, boiled eggs, sweet soy sauce (kecap manis), five-spice powder, soy sauce, sugar, and pepper. Stir the mixture until it reaches a boiling point and the eggs turn to a light brown color (approximately 5 minutes).

Step 2 of cooking How to Make Sweet Pork with Eggs at Home.
3

Put the pork chops and cloves into the mixture. Stir over medium heat until the sauce achieves a thicker consistency and the meat turns tender and browned (around 20-25 minutes).

Step 3 of cooking How to Make Sweet Pork with Eggs at Home.
4

Serve the Soy Sauce Pork (Babi Kecap) alongside steaming rice and complement it with various side dishes for a delightful meal.

Step 4 of cooking How to Make Sweet Pork with Eggs at Home.


Author Elfie V
Elfie V.

I find inspiration and joy in the kitchen as a passionate cooking enthusiast and culinary artist.

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