Babi Kecap Manis, Pork in Sweet Soy Sauce

Babi Kecap Manis, Indonesian Pork in Sweet Soy Sauce
Babi Kecap Manis, Pork in Sweet Soy Sauce is one of my favorite Indonesian pork dish. It is a sweet pork dish that is braised with an Indonesian condiment kecap manis. Kecap manis is made up of thick soya sauce sweetened with palm sugar. It is a popular condiment that is added to nasi goreng (fried rice) to mee goreng (stir fried noddles) and other uses in Indonesian cusine. Babi ketcap manis is made up of thick strips of porks sautéed with garlic and onion then braised with the sweet soy sauce until it renders oil. The dish is really sweet and it is suitable to the sweet food preference to most Pinoy. Here is the recipe, enjoy.


1/4 kilo pork, cut into thick strips
3-4 tbsp. of ABC sweet soy sauce
3-4 cloves garlic, chopped
1/2 small size onion, chopped
salt and pepper to taste
cooking oil

Cooking procedure:

Babi Kecap Manis - Cooking Procedure

In a small sauce pan saute garlic and onion until fragrant. Stir in the pork and stir cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Add in the sweet soy sauce and season with salt and pepper to taste, stir cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Add in 2 cups of water, bring to a boil and simmer for 20 to 30 minutes or until tender add more water as necessary. When the pork are tender reduce the liquid to an oily sauce. Remove from pan and serve with a lot of rice.

See other related post;

Nasi Goreng 
Sop Buntut, Sup Buntut, Indonesian Oxtail Soup
Pinoy Style Mee Goreng
Dried Silver Fish, Daing na Dulong, Teri Asin
Seafood Fried Rice
Batam Island, Indonesia Food Trip


  1. di ba muslim ang mga indones? bakit may pork dish sila?

  2. Meron din pong mga Christian at Chinese.

  3. hi, how many people can this serve? :-) i want to try it.

  4. no need to add sugar? i mean the sweet soy sauce is enough?

  5. im maw..

    i just ask kung need pa ng sugar? or enough na ung sweetness ng sweet soysauce? tnx

  6. saan makakabili ng kecap manis???

  7. @emjhay datuin,
    Kung nasa Metro Manila ka mabibili sa mga major supermarket, international section.


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