Braised Pork Leg with Tausi

Braised Pork Leg with Tausi
Braised Pork Leg with Tausi is an alternative cooking method should you do not fancy or like the vinegary taste of paksiw na pata. I have not used vinegar for this recipe, instead the pork leg slices were slow cooked or braised with soy sauce, sugar and with star anise, as a final ingredient the braised pork leg was topped with salted black beans or tausi. The recipe is more like a Chinese style braised pork salty sweet and with that familiar aroma of star anise.

Braised Pork Leg with Tausi and Egg

Below are related braised pork leg recipe in the archives should you are looking for another similar recipe.

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Braised Pork Leg

Here is the recipe of my version of Braised Pork Leg with Tausi, enjoy.


1 1/2 pork leg, pata, sliced/cut crosswise
1/2 cup tausi, salted black beans, drained and rinsed
1 head garlic, crushed
1/2-3/4 cup soy sauce
2 tbsp. oyster sauce
2-3 pcs. star anise
1/2 tsp. cracked peppercorn
2-3 pcs. bay leaf
2-3 tbsp. brown sugar
1/4 cup cornstarch
4-6 hardboiled eggs

Cooking procedure:

Braised Pork Leg - Cooking Procedure

In a large sauce pan place the pork leg and all the other ingredients except the tausi and salt. Add in 6-8 cups of water, bring to a boil and simmer at low to moderate heat for for 45 to 60 minutes or until pork leg are tender and most of the liquid has evaporated. Add in the boiled eggs,  tausi and correct saltiness if required. Thicken sauce with cornstarch diluted in 1/4 cup of water and cook for another half a minute until the sauce thickens. Serve hot with a lot of rice.


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