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Lu Rou Fan (Taiwanese Stewed Pork with Hard-Boiled Eggs)

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Taiwanese
Keyword: Taiwanese stewed pork
Servings: 5
Calories: 392kcal
Author: Hungry Huy

Ingredients

Aromatics

  • 4 shallots or substitute 1 medium yellow onion
  • 2 cloves garlic

Meat

  • 1.25 lb pork belly or shoulder

Sauce

  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp dark soy sauce for color
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 star anise
  • 1/2 tsp Chinese 5 spice powder
  • 1-2 inches of cinnamon stick
  • 1.5-2 tbsp ginger sliced
  • 4 shiitake mushrooms optional

Final Additions

  • 4 hard-boiled eggs
  • 1 stalk scallion finely chopped

Instructions

  • Cut pork into small cubes. Chop shallots and mince garlic.
  • Saute pork until brown. Remove meat (leave fat in pan) and saute the shallot and garlic on medium-high heat until lightly browned. Remove from pan, then saute mushrooms.
  • Add everything back into the pan, including the soy sauce, rice vinegar, dark soy sauce, water and spices (star anise, 5 spice, cinnamon, and ginger). Simmer for about 30-60 minutes or until tender. Add the eggs during the last 10-15 minutes.
  • Garnish with chopped scallion

Nutrition

Calories: 392kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 231mg | Sodium: 762mg | Potassium: 501mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 232IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 2mg