Phil Shen’s Braised Coconut Chipotle Pork Shoulder With Carrot Slaw



  • 1 lb Pork shoulder (cut in cubes)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 to 2 cans coconut milk
  • 2 tsp fish sauce
  • 3 ounce adobo sauce from canned chipotle chile


  1. In a bowl, mix the pork with the garlic and salt
  2. In a skillet or large pan, heat the oil over medium heat and add the pork.
  3. Cook for 3-4 minutes, until brown.
  4. Transfer the pork to a pot and add enough of the coconut milk to cover.
  5. Add the fish sauce and chipotle sauce.
  6. Bring the mixture to a slow boil and reduce the heat to a simmer.
  7. Cook for 1 to 1-1⁄2 hours, until the pork is tender.

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