Thai Larb

barbara lentz

By
@blentz8

Thai larb is one of the most popular street food in Thailand. It is a wonderful delicious combination of minced pork lime juice, chili flakes, fish sauce and fresh herbs. I served it in lettuce wraps topped with sweet chili sauce. Fabulous


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

4 Tbsp
uncooked thai sticky rice
1 lb
ground pork
1 Tbsp
each red chili flakes, sugar, and fish sauce
2
limes juiced
3 small
shallots minced
1/4 c
cilantro chopped
4
green onions sliced thinly

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Take the uncooked Thai sticky rice (also called Thai sweet rice). Brown it over medium heat in an ungreased sauce pan stirring constantly until browned but not burnt. Let cool a bit then grind into a powder in food processor. Set aside.
2
Add the pork to a frying pan and cook until almost done. Add the shallots. Cook until pork is done. Remove from heat and add the rice powder, and remaining ingredients. Stir to combine well.
3
I served this in a lettuce wrap topped with fresh Cilantro leaves and sweet chili sauce

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Thai