Stewed pork leg in hoisin sauce

Main Dish
4 servings
20 min
2 hours
Very Easy
It is a definite appetite wetter! The gravy gives the pork the sweet and slightly spicy flavour.


Number of serving: 4
1 whole pork leg (cut into chunky pieces with skin intact) appx. 1kg RM16

3 cloves garlic (chopped finely)

1 whole head of garlic bulb

5 pieces dried chilli (soaked to soften, say for 2 hours)

10 dried chinese mushroom (soaked and washed)

Large pot of water to boil

1500 ml Warm water

1 tablespoon cooking oil

Seasoning (combine into a bowl)

3 tablespoons hoisin sauce

1 tablespoon oyster sauce

4 pieces salted plum

2 tablespoon dark soya sauce

2 tablespoon shao shing wine

2 tablespoon sugar

1 teaspoon salt


  • Bring water in large pot to boil. Add pork and allow it to cook in boiling water for 1 to 2 minutes. Remove pork leg from water and drain.
  • Heat up oil in wok on medium heat, saute garlic till aromatic. Add in pork leg, mushrooms and dried chilli.
  • Turn up heat to high and add in the combined seasoning, stir well to coat the pork leg.
  • Then, add in the whole garlic bulb and fill up water to just cover the pork leg.
  • Let it stew on medium low heat for at least 1 hour.
  • Allow gravy to reduce to your prefered thickness.


Stewed Pork leg In Hoisin Sauce, photo 1
Stewed Pork leg In Hoisin Sauce, photo 2


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