39+ Bak Kut Teh Recipe
Background. It is cooked using pork and multiple chinese herbs. When translated, it brings the meaning of pork bone tea.
Bak kut teh, popularly called pork rib tea soup, is a singaporean recipe usually eaten in winter season. Bak kut teh literally means pork bone tea soup and is a chinese soup dish believed to be introduced into malaysia in the 19th century by chinese workers. 'bak kut teh' which literally means meat bone tea is an amazing broth based dish with a strong herbal taste.
This recipe is the hokkien version of bak kut teh which is popular in klang, malaysia.
Bak kut teh is best to eat with youtiao but is not an essential item. I made the teochew style bak kut teh which seems to be more popular in singapore (see davina's comment below). Bak kut teh 肉骨茶 is a a chinese soup commonly found on the streets of singapore, either with a pepper or herbal base. This recipe takes a couple hours of slow boiling but the end result is so delicious.