5 king's pork larb

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Yield:  2 - 4 portions



1/2 lb pork, ground                 

3 tbsp fish sauce                     

4 tbsp lime juice                      

1/2 each shallots, sliced               

1 each scallions, chopped          

1 tbsp chili pepper, dried, sliced          

1 each cucumbers, sliced          

5 each Thai eggplant, sliced       

3 stems Thai basil                       

4 stems cilantro                         



1. Bring water to a boil.  Add pork.  Simmer until cooked through, breaking up meat with a spoon or tongs, about 8-10 minutes.  Strain and transfer to mixing bowl.

2.  Add remaining ingredients up to dried chili peppers and mix.

3.  Serve with remaining vegetables and herbs.


Feel free to substitute lemons for limes. 

Larb also goes well with lettuce, long beans, bean sprouts and fresh thai chilies for extra heat. 

Ground pork can also be substituted with ground chicken, beef or even turkey.



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