Pork With Coconut Milk

Recipe by Debbie R.
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READY IN: 2hrs 5mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    tablespoons oil (corn or something neutral in flavor)
  • 2 -3
    lbs boneless pork shoulder, cut into 2-inch chunks
  • 1
    teaspoon pepper
  • 1
    tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2
    small fresh chilies, stemmed, seeded and minced
  • 4
    cups cconut milk
  • 2
    tablespoons nam pla (fish sauce)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oil over med-high heat until it shimmers, then add meat. Brown well on all sides, about 10 minutes. Sprinkle with pepper.
  • Turn heat to low and pour off most of the fat; save a couple tablespoons of the fat tho. Add garlic and chiles. Cook, stirring, for about 30 seconds. Add coconut milk and nampla. Raise heat; bring to a boil, then turn heat to low again. Partially cover pan. Adjust heat so that it simmers steadily.
  • Cook for at least one hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Do not let the bottom burn. If it becomes too thick, add water of about 1/2 cup or so at a time. Cook until meat is very tender.
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