Vietnamese Pork Bowls

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SERVINGS
4
PREP TIME
10
MIN
COOK TIME
10
MIN
TOTAL TIME
20
MIN
DIFFICULTY
Easy
  • 1 LB. FARMER JOHN GROUND PORK 
  • 1 1/2 TBSP COOKING OIL 
  • 1/2 ONION 
  • 2 TSP. GINGER 
  • 2 GARLIC CLOVES 
  • 1 THAI CHILI 
  • 5 TBSP. BROWN SUGAR 
  • 2 TBSP. FISH SAUCE 
  • 1 GREEN ONION, FOR SERVING 
  • RICE, FOR SERVING
  • SLICE RED CHILI, TOMATO, CUCUMBER, FOR SERVING
  1. HEAT THE OIL IN A LARGE SKILLET OVER HIGH HEAT.
  2. ADD THE ONION, GINGER, GARLIC AND CHILI AND COOK FOR 2 MINUTES.
  3. ADD THE PORK MINCE AND COOK FOR 2 MINUTES OR SO UNTIL WHITE ALL OVER, BREAKING UP THE MEAT WITH A WOODEN SPOON.
  4. ADD THE SUGAR AND FISH SAUCE. STIR, THEN LEAVE IT TO COOK WITHOUT TOUCHING UNTIL ALL THE JUICES COOK OUT AND THE PORK STARTS CARAMELIZED – ABOUT 2 MINUTES. THEN STIR IT AND LEAVE IT AGAIN, WITHOUT STIRRING, FOR AROUND 30 SECONDS TO GET MORE CARAMELIZATION. REPEAT TWICE MORE UNTIL CARAMELIZED TO YOUR TASTE
  5. SERVE OVER RICE AND GARNISH AS DESIRED! 
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