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Try this delicious recipe thanks to SunRice.


  • 1kg lean pork belly

  • 6 eggs

  • 2 fresh coconuts

  • 150mls fish sauce

  • 60g sugar

  • ½ tablespoon of ground pepper

  • ½ tablespoon of caramelised sauce

  • 2 cloves shallot onions

  • 1 tablespoon oil

  • 2 cups SunRice Jasmine Rice


  • Preparation:

  • 1.

    Cut the pork belly into chunks.

  • 2.

    Chop shallot onions finely.

  • 3.

    Marinade the meat with the fish sauce, sugar, pepper, caramelised sauce, chopped onion and oil.

  • 4.

    Leave aside for 15-60 minutes.

  • 5.

    Boil the eggs and peel them.

  • 6.

    Open the coconuts and retain the juice of each separately.

  • Cooking:

  • 1.

    Stir fry the mixture for 5 minutes, then pour in the juice of one coconut. Boil to reduce the liquid, skimming off any surface residue.

  • 2.

    Add the eggs and the juice of the second coconut, put on a lid and simmer for 45 minutes or longer.

  • Rice:

  • 1.

    Wash rice through a sieve to remove excess starch. Add rice to pot, add water ensuring water is 1cm above rice then bring it to boil with lid on.

  • 2.

    Open lid when boiling, stir rice and boiling water within 5 mins. Take out a grain of rice and if soft and sticky, it’s ready.

  • 3.

    Discard any excess water.

  • 4.

    Put lid on, turn heat down to low for 10 mins.

  • 5.

    Serve rice with pork.


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what is caramelised sauce? surely you should provide the method to make this too!