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Braised Pork and Potatoes

This will go down as something to pass down to the generation after me.
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: braised pork, eggs, gravy, pork, potatoes


  • 400 gms of pork shoulder cut into cubes
  • 1 big onion cut into wedges
  • 4 garlic cloves whole and crushed
  • 2 waxy potatoes peeled and chopped
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons dark soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons shaoxing wine
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon ketchup/ tomato sauce
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • White pepper
  • Water
  • Hard boiled eggs


  • Heat a wok with oil. Add the cut onions.
  • Lightly fry till translucent. Add pork. Fry till colour.
  • Add pork cubes and garlic, fry with onions till browned.
  • Add the shaoxing wine, let it simmer for minute.
  • Add the soy sauce, dark soy sauce, sesame oil and ketchup.
  • Stir-fry and add water just almost covering. Add white pepper.
  • Let it come to a boil. Cover with lid. Simmer for about 1 hour stirring occasionally.
  • For the last 30 mins, add the chopped potatoes, put lid back on and cook till potatoes becomes fork tender and gravy becomes thick.
  • Add hard boiled eggs with the heat off.
  • Serve with white rice.