Boiled Lean Pork Sausage (Vietnamese Gio Lua)

Total Time
1hr 50mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

It's an everyday dish, but also a must have in any feast, from Lunar New Year, wedding, birthday...

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 kg lean pork
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons roasted salt
  • banana leaf, strings

Directions

  1. Clean meat of fat and tendon.
  2. Use a mortar to pound meat till smooth.
  3. Add fish sauce and salt.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Wrap meat into a log using banana leaves, tie well with strings.
  6. Boil meat in a large pot over medium heat for 1-1.
  7. 5 hours.
  8. Drain the cooked meat, let cool before opening the leaves.
  9. To serve, slice meat into rings, then wedges and dip into fish sauce.

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