Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Meat)

Pork Marinated Skewers Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4

500 g

5 cm

2 cloves

2 tablespoons

1 tablespoon

1/2 teaspoon

1/2 teaspoon

2 teaspoons

1 sprig


Pork fillet, cut into 2 cm cubes

Fresh ginger, grated

Garlic, finely chopped

Nuoc cham sauce

Dry sherry




Fresh mint leaves (for ganishing)

Method :
  • Soak 8 wooden skewers in water while your are preparing the recipe.

  • Place the pork in a bowl with the ginger, garlic, nuoc cham sauce, sherry, salt and pepper and marinate it for 20 minutes.

  • Drain the pork and reserve the marinade. Dry the skewers with paper towels and thread the meat onto them.

  • Brush a heavy based pan with oil and heat until extremely hot.

  • Cook the skewers of pork, 3 at a time, for about 3 to 4 minutes, turn the skewers regularly until the pork becomes a dark golden brown.

  • Sprinkle over a little of the marinade. Do not overcook the pork or it will become very dry.

  • Garnish with mint leaves and serve with Nuoc Cham dipping sauce and steamed rice or cooked rice noodles.

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