Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins
Posted for Zaar World Tour 2
- 1 lb ground pork
- 1⁄4 cup fish sauce
- 1⁄4 teaspoon msg or 1⁄4 teaspoon Accent seasoning
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 garlic clove, sliced
- 1 tablespoon oil
- sliced ginger
- 1⁄4 teaspoon dry crushed red pepper (optional)
- salt and pepper
- In a oil on medium heat fry the garlic slices until fragrant remove garlic and set aside, then add the pork and stir until well cooked,and dark, making sure to separate a finely as possible.
- Add sugar, and fry until browner in color. Add msg and fish sauce and taste. Add crushed pepper, or black pepper if.
- Add the garlic slices, add 1/2 cup of water, and let simmer until water has almost evaporated.
- Remove garlic and ginger, and serve with rice.
This recipe deserves 5 stars! It gives a little heat, is a little sweet, and is spicy from the ginger and garlic! I added 1/4 t sesame oil, 2 T sesame seeds, a large sliced onion, and 6-8 chopped baby carrots to the fish sauce and 1/2 c water, and cooked the mixture til the carrots were tender. This recipe was tagged for Karen's Cookathon ~
To much fish sauce, one or two tablespoons would be enough and no need to add additional salt as the fish sauce is very salty. Also, to add a new flavor to it, add some shrimp. I usually use one pound of ground pork and one pound of shrimp and serve over steamed rice.
Worst meal I've served my family ever. Too much fish sauce made it WAY too salty. No other flavors came through. Might not be too bad with 1/4 the fish sauce, but I won't make it again.