Pork Belly Stir-Fried with Bamboo Shoots

Thịt Ba Rọi XàO Măng

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    4-6

    as part of a Shared Meal
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Songs of Sapa

By Luke Nguyen

Published 2009

  • About

IN THE MARKETS OF VIETNAM, BAMBOO SHOOTS ARE SOLD IN MORE THAN TEN DIFFERENT FORMS, SHAPES, CUTS AND SIZES. IF YOUR LOCAL ASIAN MARKET ONLY HAS THE PACKAGED OR TINNED VARIETY, MAKE SURE YOU BLANCH THEM IN BOILING WATER FOR A FEW MINUTES BEFORE USE.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 200 g (

Method

Heat a frying pan over medium heat, add the oil and fry the garlic until lightly browned. Increase the heat, then add the pork belly and ½ teaspoon each of salt and freshly ground black pepper, and stir-fry for 3 minutes, or until the pork is brown. Add the bamboo shoots, spring onions, fish sauce an