Menadonese Ginger Pork


Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      30 min

Appears in
The Food of Indonesia: Delicious Recipes from Bali, Java and the Spice Islands

By Heinz Von Holzen

Published 2015

  • About

In Northern Sulawesi, where many of the population are Christians and Chinese, the Muslim strictures on eating pork do not apply.


  • lbs (700 g) boneless pork shoulder or leg
  • in (6


  1. Cut the pork into bite-sized chunks. Set aside.
  2. Grind the ginger, chilies and shallots coarsely in a mortar or blender, adding a little water if necessary to keep the mixture turning. Set aside.
  3. Heat the oil in wok over medium heat and stir-fry the ground mixture until fragrant, 3 to 5 minutes. Add the pork and all the other ingredients and stir-fry f