Northern-Style Spicy Pork Salad (Larb Muang Moo)
2 tbsp (30 ml) vegetable oil
2 garlic cloves, chopped
8 oz (250 g) pork, minced
2 tsp (10 ml) Northern chili powder (or chili powder)
2 tbsp (30 ml) fish sauce
2 tbsp (30 ml) sliced shallot
2 tbsp (30 ml) sliced spring onion
2 tbsp (30 ml) chopped Thai coriander leaves
2 tbsp (30 ml) chopped Vietnamese mint
Ingredients for garnish:
Fresh coriander leaves
Crispy garlic (This is fried garlic: slice garlic cloves, then pan-fry in hot oil until golden-brown.)
1. Heat the vegetable oil in a wok. Add the garlic and stir fry until fragrant.
2. Mix in the minced pork. Stir fry until the pork turns white.
4. Season with Northern chili powder and fish sauce.
5. Add shallots, spring onion, Thai coriander and Vietnamese mint. Mix well to combine. Garnish to taste (from options in list) and serve.