Asian Pork salad

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Asian Pork salad (or stir Fry)you know what to do. Follow the pictures. I’d like to suggest you get a piece of paper out and write down the recipe. I was winging it here so to be more organized get it in order on paper. Use the photos to help guide your steps. I can’t do everything for you. ????????????

Asian Pork Salad

Ingredients

  • Sesame seeds
  • Baby cabbage
  • Ginger
  • Lime
  • Honey
  • Soy Sauce
  • Pork Rashers

Instructions

  • Follow the steps below. Watch out for the surprise ingredients . I was tossing this together as I went so a few didn't make it into this photo
  • Remember those rashers we grilled on the braai? Slice into bite size pieces
    Pork Rashers
  • Bloom white sesame seeds in pan ( fancy word for bringing out the flavours) I also call it dry fry. We are going to need about 2-3 Tbls. Keep the rest in the fridge and add to green beans or salads
  • Notice the colour changes to golden brown after blooming
  • Finely chop half baby cabbage as well as the stalk of celery and handful of coriander. Place into a bowl
  • Grate about 4cm of ginger or less
  • Finely zest the lime add to the cabbage mix
  • Add the rashers to a dry pan and cook to brown
  • Add 1 Tbls creamed honey (or regular) 2 Tbls soy sauce and finely chopped garlic to the rashers pan.
  • Garlic in 2 Tbls soy sauce
  • Nicely browned rashers before sauce is added
  • Suddenly thought a pinch of Chinese 5 spice could pop these rashers. Optional not essential. Adds to flavour authenticity though if you have it use it
  • Now add the honey garlic soy sauce mix
  • Stir to coat the rashers once coated remove from heat to avoid burning them.
  • Sprinkle 1 Tbls over honeyed rashers
  • Back to salad- make dressing with 1tsp honey, 2 Tbls of Ponzu (soy also works), 2 finely chopped chilli, chopped stems of coriander, squeeze of lime and the grated ginger you prepared earlier. Add 2 Tbls water and 1 Tbls of sesame seed oil ( yes I know  another surprise ingredient)
  • Viola
  • Delicious Crispy pork rashers coated in sesame seeds and honey are irrisitable
  • Mix all the salad stuff together. Add the salad dressing tablespoon at a time. Here was where I thought the sesame seed oil needed to be added. I glugged it directly into the salad after adding the dressing. It should be added to the dressing ideally
  • . Worth it though 
  • Serve together and enjoy with a cider or beer. It's a very spicy dish. Half the chilli and ginger to tone it down. I love spices so it works gor me. You do YOU . This salad can also be stir fried and add fluffy rice to feed a big family.
Course: Light Meal, Salad
Keyword: Pork

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