Glass noodles with spicy pork and mint

Replace the noodles with lettuce leaves and fill with the mince mixture – it makes for a fun supper with the kids.
 
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Recipe from: 31 March 2016
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 15 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 150
    g
    glass noodles, cooked to packet instructions
  • SPICY PORK:
  • 1
    Tbs
    oil
  • 500
    g
    pork mince
  • 3
    garlic cloves, minced
  • 5
    cm
    piece ginger, grated
  • 2
    lemon grass stalks, pounded
  • 2
    Tbs
    fish sauce
  • Juice and grated zest of 2 limes
  • 2
    tsp
    brown sugar
  • 2
    Tbs
    fresh coriander, chopped
  • 10
    g
    mint
  • 5
    g
    fresh coriander
  • 2
    red chillies, chopped
  • 50
    g
    unsalted peanuts, chopped
  • 1
    spring onion, chopped
  • DRESSING:
  • 2
    Tbs
    sesame oil
  • 1
    tsp
    soy sauce
  • 1
    Tbs
    sugar
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 

Heat the oil in a large frying pan, add pork mince and fry until golden brown, remove from the pan, add the garlic, ginger, and lemon grass to the pan, and sauté for 1 minute, return the mince to the pan and stir through the fish sauce, lime juice and zest, brown sugar and chopped coriander. Cook for 2–3 minutes; remove from heat.

For the dressing:

Whisk together ingredients.

To assemble:

Place noodles on a platter, top with mince and stir to combine, drizzle with dressing, scatter over mint, coriander, red chillies, peanuts, and spring onion. Serve with extra limes.

Words and image: Fairlady

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