Thai Endive Salad

Thai Endive Salad
  • 4 servings
  • 0:15 Preparation
  • 0:14 Cooking
  • 0:29 Total Time

Ingredients

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  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    vegetable oil

  • 1/2 lb
    (225 g)

    pork, cut into very thin strips

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    grated fresh ginger

  • 2

    small hot red peppers seeded and minced

  • 1

    juice of 1 lime

  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)

    fish sauce

  • 1

    red onion, sliced very thin

  • 3 Tbsp.
    (45 mL)

    shredded fresh basil leaves

  • 3 oz
    (90 g)

    rice vermicelli

  • 4

    endives, sliced very thin

  • freshly ground pepper to taste

Preparation

In a skillet, heat oil and cook pork, ginger and hot pepper on medium, stirring, for about 10 minutes or until pork shows no pink.

Cool a little, then stir in lime juice, fish sauce, onion and basil.

Meanwhile, cook vermicelli in a pot of boiling water for 3-4 minutes. Drain, rinse and set aside.

Put warm vermicelli in a big serving dish (or 4 small bowls), top with endives, then meat mixture. Season and serve.

Source: Metro

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