Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Meat)

Roasted Black Pepper Pork Leg Recipe

(Dui Heo Kho Noi Dat)

Ingredients : Serves 4

1 cup

1 tablespoon

1 tablespoon

1/2 teaspoon

2 teaspoons

6 cloves

2 kg



Nuoc cham sauce

Ground black pepper



Leg of pork

Method :
  • Slice four of the garlic cloves. Make small deep incisions in the pork with tip of a small knife and insert slices of garlic in each.

  • Crush remaining garlic clove with salt, pepper and nuoc cham sauce.

  • Rub well all over the pork

  • Heat oil in deep heavy saucepan.

  • Brown the pork all over on medium heat.

  • Add water, allow it to come to boil, turn to low heat.

  • Cover lid tightly and cook for 1 1/2 hours until pork is well cooked.

  • Turn the piece of pork for 3 or 4 times during cooking so that all sides come into contact with the base of the pot.

  • Allow it to cool, then slice and serve with salad.

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