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Pork larb

This quick dish is tantilising with pork, cooked in spicy chilli, garlic and fish sauce.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Appetizer, Dinner, Lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine pork
Servings 4 People


  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh lemon grass
  • 1 fresh small red chilli chopped finely, plus extra, sliced, to serve
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 40 grams piece fresh ginger grated finely
  • 1.4 kilograms lean minced pork
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2/3 cup 160ml lime juice
  • 5 fresh kaffir lime leaves shredded finely
  • 2/3 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves
  • ½ cup loosely packed fresh coriander leaves
  • 4 green onions scallions, sliced thinly
  • 4 shallots 100g, sliced thinly
  • 8 iceberg lettuce leaves trimmed
  • 1 medium carrot 120g, cut into long strips
  • 1 lebanese cucumber 130g, cut into long thin strips
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped unsalted peanuts
  • lime halves to serve


  • Heat oil in a large non-stick fry pan; cook chilli and garlic, stirring, until the chilli mixture is fragrant.
  • 2 Add the pork; cook, stirring, until cooked through. Add the fish sauce and half of the juice; cook, stirring for 5 minutes or until well combined. Transfer mixture to a large bowl; stir in the herbs, onion and remaining lime juice.
  • 3 Serve pork mixture with lettuce leaves.


This recipe is sponsored by Mediterranean Supermarket 
Keyword pork, pork dish, pork recipes