Skewered Pork in Lemon Grass Recipe

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Skewered Pork in Lemon Grass
  • Chef: Nikhil & Natasha
  • Recipe Servings: 5
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Pork marinated in oriental flavors, skewered and grilled. Topped with peanuts and served with rice.

Ingredients of Skewered Pork in Lemon Grass

  • 1/4 cup fish sauce
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 3 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 stalks lemongrass
  • 1 large shallot - finely chopped
  • 2 large cloves garlic - finely chopped
  • 1 pound pork tenderloin - thinly sliced
  • 16 bamboo skewers - soaked for 20 minutes and drained
  • 1 rice vermicelli: Bun Thit
  • 1/2 cup chopped unsalted roasted peanuts
  • Nuoc cham - as needed

How to Make Skewered Pork in Lemon Grass

  • 1.Stir together the fish sauce, soy sauce, sugar, and oil until the sugar is completely dissolved.
  • 2.Add the lemongrass, shallot, garlic and pork and mix to coat the meat evenly.
  • 3.Allow to marinate at room temperature for 20 minutes.
  • 4.Slide 2 to 4 slices of pork onto each skewer so the meat is flat with the skewer going through the slices several times. Grill over a barbecue.
  • 5.Alternatively, heat a well-oiled grill pan over high heat and, working in batches, cook the skewers until the edges crisp, about 1 minute per side.
  • 6.Remove the skewers from the grilled pork.
  • 7.Divide the grilled pork among the bowls of rice vermicelli.
  • 8.Sprinkle peanuts and drizzle nuoc cham over each serving. Serve immediately.