Thịt kho tàu

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Thịt kho tàu
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Southern Vietnamese caramelized pork and eggs
Alternative namesThịt kho nước dừa
Course Lunch, dinner
Place of originChina
Region or stateSouthern Vietnam
Main ingredients Coconut water, pork, and eggs

Caramelized pork and eggs [1] (Vietnamese : Thịt kho tàu) is a Vietnamese dish [2] consisting of marinated pork and boiled eggs braised in coconut juice.

Although it is a normal everyday dish in southern Vietnam, [3] it is also one of the traditional foods during Tết [4] (or Lunar New Year). Before the dish is served for general consumption, the dish is offered to deceased ancestors or family members [5] on altars.

In Vietnam, rice is commonly served alongside this dish. [6]

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