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Braised Pork Leg

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Braised Pork Leg

Authentic Thai recipe for Braised Pork Leg

ข้าวขาหมู (Khao Kha Moo)

If you have enjoyed Khao Kha Moo while in Thailand, but never can find it at home, now is your chance to try making this delicious and satisfying Thai dish. This version of Kha Moo (ขาหมู) is a delicious and flavorful pork leg roast that is braised and then simmered for 3 - 4 hours in a broth made with star anise, cinnamon, cumin, sugar, soy sauces, and Shitaki mushrooms.

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First published on February 23, 2015
Recipe by W. Tipsuwan

Basic Directions:

Basic Directions:

  1. Coat the pork leg in oil, then brown it in a frying pan on all sides.
  2. Prepare the herb paste by grinding the garlic, coriander root, peppercorns, and salt together.
  3. Fry the paste and coconut sugar in oil for about 1 minute until fully melted together, then add the pork, coating it in the herbs. Fry on all sides until well browned and caramelized.
  4. Add water, light and dark soy sauces, star anise and cinnamon. Cover and simmer slowly for 2 - 3 hours. Add mushrooms and boiled eggs to pot during last hour.

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