Taiwanese Braised Minced Pork


What Is Taiwanese Braised Minced Pork?

Taiwanese braised minced pork, also called ro zao or Lu Rou Fan (滷肉飯), is a traditional rice bowl recipe made from braised pork belly, hard-boiled eggs, and veggies.

Simple Ingredients

You'll need ground pork, tofu, eggs, and shiitake mushrooms. Find the full ingredients list linked below.

Hard Boil the Eggs

First, hard boil the eggs until they're done to your liking.

Soak the Mushrooms

Next, rehydrate dried shiitake mushrooms in water.

Prep the Ingredients

Meanwhile, chop the tofu into cubes, and then the mushrooms.

Peel the Eggs

Once your eggs are boiled, peel them and set the aside for now.

Cook the Ground Pork

Brown the ground pork, then add tofu, mushrooms, and fried scallions.


Stir in soy sauce and five spice powder. Finally, add water and the eggs.


Simmer everything together for 30-40 minutes.

Serve and Enjoy!

Serve your ro zao over a bowl of rice for an authentic Taiwanese meal!

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