Ingredients (serves 10)

  • 1.2kg pork mince
  • 125mls grape seed oil
  • 6 cloves garlic, chopped
  •  4 long red chillies, chopped
  • 80g ginger, finely chopped
  •  2 stalks lemongrass, finely chopped
  • 100mls sweet soy sauce
  • 220g palm sugar, grated
  • 120mls fish sauce
  • 60mls lime juice
  • 150g glass noodles
  •  25g coriander, chopped
  • 45g mint
  • 400g Chinese cabbage, shredded
  • 2 apples, julienne
  • 4 eschalots, thinly sliced
  • 90g roasted peanuts, chopped

Method

  1.  Heat oil in a large frying pan over high heat. Add pork mince and cook, stirring, until browned. Add garlic, chilli, ginger and lemongrass, toss and cook for 2 minutes.
  2. Combine sweet soy, palm sugar, fish sauce and lime juice. Stir through pork and continue cooking for a further 5 minutes.
  3. Whilst the pork is cooking, soak noodles in warm water for 10 minutes then drain.

To serve

  1. Toss pork mixture with herbs, cabbage, apple and noodles. Serve topped with sliced eschalots and peanuts. Garnish with extra herbs

Cost per plate approx $4.50*