Ginger Ground Pork

"This is a very spicy meal I learned from a friend of mine who came here from Thailand when she was 21."
 
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Ready In:
35mins
Ingredients:
9
Serves:
4
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ingredients

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directions

  • Heat oil in wok.
  • Add first 3 ingredients till fragrant.
  • Add ground pork; cook till no pink.
  • Add yellow onion cook about 2 minutes.
  • Add green onions; cook another 2 minutes.
  • Add cilantro and fish sauce; cook 1 more minute.
  • When cooking last 3 ingredients, use your judgment on how you like the firmness of them--you might want to cook more or less. I like mine a little firmer.
  • Serve with jasmine rice.

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Reviews

  1. Elle Anderson
    This is a really fantastic tasting meal and super easy and quick weeknight meal! I will add a jalepeno as I can't find the chili but with or without it it's still really good!<br/>UPDATE: I make this all the time and it's so good. So flavourful! I just grate the ginger (which I peel and keep in the freezer) and it's a very delicious and quick meal.
     
  2. crowland
    Very good, very easy! Sprinkling with some fresh lime juice at the end makes it extra tasty!
     
  3. Posiespocketbook
    This was a 5 star for sure. I followed the directions to a tee. (Sub jar ginger for fresh.) At the very end I did add a bag a stir fry veggies, cooked 5 min. Served with rice. Very tasty. Very good. A little greasy due to the pork. Entire family enjoyed it.
     
  4. Joy_Lady
    I've never made anything like this before and it was awesome! Could not find thai chilis so I used two jalepenos - about 2.5 inches each, capped and diced, seeds and all included. This made it spicy but not overwhelming. I also used jarred chopped ginger, probably closer to 1/3 cup. Served it with rice and a green salad at a dinner party and everyone loved it. Very easy to make.
     
  5. dianegrapegrower
    Really easy (5 stars) and tasty (4 stars). Used a little less ginger - probably 2 T. Served with stir-fried snow peas and rice. Thx for sharing.
     
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  1. WildCook
    I made this two weeks ago and forgot to rate it! It was very good! I however made changes. Due to some comments about the ginger being overpowering, I used 2 tablespoons of ground ginger instead. Instead of the onions, I used 3 cups of Asian frozen vegetables and omitted the cilantro (personal preferance). I served this over white jasmine rice. Will definetly be making this again. Thank you for sharing.
     

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I live in Wisconsin, But I'm a Dallas Cowboy fan.I have 4 children 18-7. I'm a machinist at Trane Co. I love to eat Hmong, Thai and Vietnamese food I could live on it.Yummy....
 
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