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Catholic Recipe: Vietnamese Grilled Pork

    INGREDIENTS

  • 1 lb pork tenderloin
  • Marinade
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon anise, freshly ground
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon stir-fry oil
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic, chopped
  • 1 cup vermicelli, cooked
  • Accompaniments
  • lettuce leaves
  • mint leaves
  • cilantro leaf
  • Details

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time: 1 1/2 hours
  • Difficulty:
  • Cost: N/A
  • For Ages: 15+
  • Origin: Vietnam

This interesting Vietnamese grilled dish combines pork with the sweet spice of anise and cinnamon. The longer the pork is marinated, the more flavorful the dish. To serve according to Vietnamese tradition, wrap in lettuce leaves, with noodles and fresh mint and cilantro leaves inside.

DIRECTIONS

1. Cut pork into 8 to 10 strips. 2. Combine marinade ingredients. 3. Add meat and marinate meat for 1 hour. 4. Grill or broil pork until done, about 10-15. 5. Arrange lettuce leaves, mint, cilantro, and noodles on a serving platter. 6. To serve, wrap hot meat, mint, cilantro, and noodles in lettuce leaves.

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