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PHPRecipeBook 4.08

Recipe Name: Vietnamese grilled pork patties Submitted by: Ryan
Source: Source Description: Bun Cha
Ethnicity: Chinese Last Modified: 7/9/2020
Base: Pork/Ham Comments:
Course: Entree Test Kitchen 
Difficulty: Easy
Preparation Time: 30-60 Minutes
Number of Servings: 6

1 chilies, green thai
1 Clove(s) minced garlic
1 Tablespoon(s) sugar
3/5 Cup(s) hot water
5 Tablespoon(s) fish sauce
4 Tablespoon(s) lime juice
1 Package(s) rice noodles
1 boston lettuce
1 Cup(s) fresh cilantro
1 Cup(s) fresh mint
1 minced shallot
1/2 Teaspoon(s) freshly ground black pepper
1/2 Teaspoon(s) baking soda
Make the dressing

Take the stem off of the thai pepper (or one half jalapeno) and mince (including the seeds).
Grind in a mortar and pestle with garlic and sugar.

Place the paste in a bowl. Add two more tablespoons of sugar, hot water, fish sauce and lime juice.

Cook the noodles

Boil the rice noodles in unsalted water for 4 minutes. Rinse in cold water to stop cooking. Let cool and dry.

Tear up lettuce, chop peeled cucumber, cilantro, mint and arrange on a platter.

Make the pork patties
In a bowl, mix shallot, 1 tblsp fish sauce, 1.5 tsp of sugar, .5 tsp black pepper, .5 tsp baking soda. Mix. Add pork and mix.

Divide into 12 patties for 1 pound of pork.

Grill 4 minutes on a side. Beware of grease fire with drippy pork.

Place the finished patties directly into the bowl of sauce. Let rest for 5 minutes.

Place the pork on the noodles and serve with all the veggies.

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