Spicy Pork With Lemon Grass and Coconut

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Latchy

This is just a simple tasty Asian recipe.

Top Review by JustJanS

We all enjoyed this for our dinner tonight thanks Latchy. It was a simple recipe, like you said, that worked well. I used the whole bunch of coriander, as we love the stuff, but couldn't pinpoint what I thought was missing from the dish. Russell informed me it was a couple of tablespoons of fish sauce. That's what I'll add next time. Otherwiseit was very good.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 700 g lean pork loin or 700 g pork fillets
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 piece lemongrass, about 5 cm long shredded
  • 2 small red chilies, seeded and finely chopped
  • 400 g coconut milk
  • 300 ml chicken stock
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 lemon, juice of
  • 1 bunch coriander, chopped (put as much as you like depending on how you like coriander)
  • 12 inch square shrimp paste (optional)


  1. Slice the pork very thin.
  2. Heat the oil, in a large wok and add the onion, chillies, lemon grass, (and shrimp paste if using) cook 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add the pork and seal.
  4. Add the coconut milk, chicken stock, sugar and lemon juice, return to the boil and simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  5. When cooked put in a dish and sprinkle with the coriander.

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