Stuffed Lemon Grass Stalks

Ua Sikhai

Preparation info

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Traditional Recipes of Laos

By Phia Sing

Published 1981

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  • 1 piece of pork the size of a hand, minced
  • 10 large stalks of lemon grass—place them in hot charcoal and ashes, then wash them and cut off the leaves at a point ab


Mix together the minced pork and the pounded shallots. Add salt and fish sauce and a sprinkling of ground bhck pepper. Mix thoroughly, taste and check the saltiness. Then add the chopped spring onion leaves and mix these in too.

Open out the slit centre part of each lemon grass stalk and stuff it with the minced pork mixture. Smooth the minced pork mixture so that it lo