There are many ways to cook this dish but the end result is equally good. Some like it with more sauce and some like thicker sauce and there is no fast rule as how it should be, just how you and your family like it. This recipe is one of the easiest way to cook this pork.
1 lb belly or shoulder pork - cut into 1 inch pieces
10 cloves garlic with skin
1 star anise
1 tsp crushed peppercorns
1 1/2 tbsp dark soya sauce
2 tbsp light soya sauce
3 cups Water
Salt to taste
Combine star anise, dark and light soya sauce, peppercorns and water and bring to the boil.
Add in pork and let pork cook in sauce for 10 minutes before adding the garlic cloves.
Continue to simmer until meat is tender and the sauce is thicken. (if a thicker sauce is desired, cook further)
Adjust taste with salt.
Hard boil eggs can be added to this dish and this dish is best eaten the next day to allow its flavors to develop.