Oriental Pork Chops with Chinese Pickled Salad

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    2

    • Difficulty

      Easy

    • Ready in

      30 min

Appears in

China Modern: 100 Cutting-Edge, Fusion-Style Recipes for the 21st Century

China Modern

By Ching-He Huang

Published 2006

  • About

This is a delicious recipe that fuses a few ingredients of the Orient: nam pla (pungent fish sauce used predominantly in Thai and Vietnamese cuisine), mirin (sweet Japanese rice wine) and light soy sauce (common to Chinese and Japanese cooking). The result is a subtle but wonderful happening of fishy, salty, sour, spicy, sweet flavors all at once. It reminds me of the delightful Sichuan-Chinese style of cooking that often fuses all these taste sensations. I hope this is one dish that will b