Char Grilled Hmong Black Pig Skewers with Sesame Salt: Thit Lon Nuong Muoi Vung

Recipe courtesy of Luke Nguyen
Show: Luke Nguyen's Vietnam Episode: Sapa pt. 2
TOTAL TIME: 12 hr 21 min
Prep: 15 min
Inactive Prep: 12 hr
Cook: 6 min
 
YIELD: 4 servings
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • Salt
  • 2 spring onions, bashed
  • 4 tablespoons minced lemongrass
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon oyster sauce
  • 10 1/2 ounces/300 g pork neck, finely sliced
    • Special equipment: 12 bamboo skewers, soaked in water for 30 minutes
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      Directions

      Mix the sesame seeds with salt.

      Place the spring onions, lemongrass, sugar, black pepper, vegetable oil, fish sauce, honey, and oyster sauce in a mixing bowl and stir to combine. Add the pork, toss to coat, then cover and marinate in the refrigerator overnight.

      Preheat a grill. Thread the pork onto bamboo skewers and char grill each side for 3 minutes.

      Dip into sesame salt.
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