Recipe courtesy of Luke Nguyen
Stir Fried Pork Neck with Pineapple and Vegetables: Muc Xao Khom
Total:
2 hr 35 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
Serves 4
Level:
Easy
Total:
2 hr 35 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
Serves 4
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Sauce:
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon corn flour, dissolved with 2 teaspoons water
  • 1 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 tablespoon tomato sauce
Pork:
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 10 1/2 ounces/300 g pork neck, finely sliced
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely diced
  • 1 tomato, sliced into quarters
  • 1/2 capsicum, seeded and cut into 3/4 by 3/4-inch/2 cm by 2 cm cubes
  • 3 1/2 ounces/100 g sweet pineapple, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 2 red Asian shallots, minced
  • 1 onion, sliced into wedges
  • 4 spring onions, cut into 1 1/2-inch/4 cm lengths
  • 1/2 bunch Asian celery (about 1 ounce/30 g), washed and sliced into 1 1/2-inch/4 cm pieces)
  • Small handful fresh coriander (cilantro)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Serving suggestion: Steamed jasmine rice

Directions

For the sauce: Combine the sugar, corn flour, vinegar, lemon juice, tomato sauce in a bowl, mix, and set aside.

In another bowl, add the sugar and fish sauce, then stir until sugar dissolves.

Add the pork followed by the black pepper and marinate for 2 hours.

Place a hot wok on high heat; add 1 tablespoon oil followed by garlic and pork.

Stir-fry for 3 minutes then take out and set aside.

In the same hot wok add remaining oil, tomato, capsicum, and pineapple, and stir-fry 3 minutes.

Return the pork back to the wok then pour in the prepared sauce.

Stir, then add onions, spring onions, and Asian celery and stir-fry for a further 2 minutes until the sauce thickens.

Serve with jasmine rice with a side bowl of chile and light soy sauce for dipping.

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