Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Seafood)

Snails Stuffed with Minced Pork Recipe

(Oc Buoc Nhoi Thit)

Ingredients : Serves 4

82 kg

100 g

25 g

1 tablespoon

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

1/2 teaspoon

1/2 teaspoon

1/2 teaspoon

12 stalks

Snails, cleaned

Minced pork

Wood ear fungus, soaked to soften and finely chopped

Shallot, finely chopped

Garlic, finely chopped

Ginger, finely chopped


Ground white pepper


Lemon grass, or 12 ginger leaves

Method :
  • Boil snails for 5 minutes then shell, cleaned and mince.

  • Reserve shells.

  • Mix minced snails with minced pork, wood ear fungus, shallot, garlic, ginger, salt, pepper and sugar.

  • Insert a small length of lemon grass or a ginger leaf into snail shells.

  • Stuff meat mixture into shells and steam for 10 minutes over high heat.

  • Serve with nuoc cham dipping sauce.

You can use either sea or pond snails in this recipe.

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