Cha Nuong

July 7, 2013 at 1:12 pm Leave a comment

cha nuong

aka Vietnamese Pork Patties

In a small sauce pan combine 3 tablespoons water and 2 tablespoons sugar
cook until a dark caramel forms, approximately 8 minutes
remove pan from the heat
add 2 more tablespoons water to caramel
and swirl pot to combine
(1 tablespoon of molasses or dark treacle can be substituted)

1 pound ground pork
2 cloves garlic, grated
3 tablespoons fish sauce
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt

Combine pork, caramel, and all the seasoning, mix well and let rest in the fridge for about an hour

Form into patties and cook until well browned
you can pan sear, grill, or broil.

Once cooked, these freeze well.


Entry filed under: For One or Two, Low Carb, Main Course, Popular Ethnic Dishes, Sides & Salads, Vietnamese. Tags: , .

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