Pork with Basil Sauce and Coconut Rice Recipe

This Asian-style dish comes with a yummy sauce!

This pork dish has a flavorful sauce and paired with rice steamed with coconut milk. The addition of a few extra ingredients can definitely yield delicious results!

Pork with Basil Sauce and Coconut Rice Recipe

Zee Castro-Talampas
This Asian-style dish comes with a yummy sauce!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Asian
Servings 4


Pork with Basil Sauce and Coconut Rice Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon salabat mix
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce (patis)
  • 2 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 medium white onion minced
  • 4 150-gram pork chops
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • lemon wedges to serve
  • 2 cups white rice (we used Doña Maria Miponica)
  • 1 1/2 cups coconut milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 clove Garlic chopped
  • 3 tablespoons basil leaves chopped
  • 3 tablespoons fish sauce (patis)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • lemon juice from half to 1 lemon
  • 1 birds eye chili (siling labuyo) chopped


  • Combine turmeric, salabat mix, fish sauce, garlic, and onions in a bowl; mix well. Add pork, coat with mixture, and marinate for a few minutes. Set aside.
  • Meanwhile, make the coconut rice: Combine all ingredients and 1 cup water in a rice cooker. Steam until cooked. (Add more water, if needed.)
  • Make the basil sauce: Combine all ingredients in a small bowl; mix well. Set aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Cook pork chops for 4 to 5 minutes per side. Serve hot with coconut rice, basil sauce, and lemon wedges on the side.
Keyword Asian recipe
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