Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Meat)

Baked Pork Loaf Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 6 - 8


1 kg



2 tablespoon



1 sprig


Dried mushrooms

Minced pork

Green onions (scallions), finely chopped

Eggs, beaten

Nuoc Cham


Ground black pepper

Coriander (cilantro) leaves for garnishing


Method :
  • Soak mushrooms in hot water for 40 minutes. Squeeze out liquid, remove stems, and chop the tops very finely. Place mushrooms and green onions (scallions) and pork in a bowl.

  • Add Nuoc Cham (fish sauce), eggs, salt and pepper to taste and combine thoroughly.

  • Grease a loaf pan, add meat mixture, patting down firmly. Cover with foil, sealing well.

  • In a larger roasting pan, pour hot water to half way up the loaf pan and place in moderately hot oven 400oF/200oC for about 60 minutes or until done. Test with knife or skewer which should come out cleanly from the center.

  • Allow the loaf to cool a little, run knife around the pan sides then unmold.

  • Slice and garnish with coriander (cilantro) leaves.

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