Pork and Prawn Stew

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Appears in

The Best of Floyd

The Best of Floyd

By Keith Floyd

Published 1995

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Like the other Vietnamese recipes in this book, this pork and prawn stew is a subtle blend of spices and sweetness. Carefully prepared Vietnamese food has a subtlety of flavour which is outstanding and, dare I say it, more sophisticated and elegant than its Chinese relations.


  • 450g/1lb pork tenderloin, cut into 2.5cm/1


Marinate the pork with half the garlic, the shallots, 2 tablespoons of the fish sauce and the spring onions for at least 30 minutes.

Heat half the oil in a pan and sprinkle in 2–3 tablespoons of