Recipes from Myanmar

In Tidbits from Thailandby Anne Williams1 Comment

The following three recipes come from our Lisu friends and represent some common dishes from Northern Myanmar.¬† Plenty of rice is a must with Asian food. Plan for one cup of cooked rice per person and then it will be authentic for sure. ūüôā Happy cooking!

Pan-fried pork ribs:

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1lb Pork ribs or other small pork pieces on the bone.

1 Tbsp sliced, fresh Ginger

2 cloves fresh Garlic

1 Tbsp vegetable Oil

1 tsp cumin

1/2 tsp cinnamon

salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

Cut the pork into small pieces. Peel and slice the ginger into small strips. Mix remaining spices together with the pork.

Stir-fry the ribs first until the outside is browned. Then add to a pan of boiling water and cook for about 5-7 mins until the inside is cooked. Drain and serve with rice.

 

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Ginger pork stir-fry

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1lb thinly sliced boneless pork

2 Tbsp Finely chopped ginger

3 cloves fresh garlic, pressed

1 medium Onion, diced

Chili Pepper (1-2 small, fresh peppers), chopped

Salt and pepper to taste

2 Tbsp Vegetable Oil

1 Tbsp Oyster sauce

Directions:

Pound out the pork and cut into thin strips. Heat the oil in a frying pan and then add onion and ginger. Cook for 2 minutes and then add garlic and chili pepper. Stir for about 1 min and then add the pork. Cook on medium heat until the pork is cooked (about 5min). Stir in the oyster sauce and add salt and pepper to taste.

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Vegetable stir-fry

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2 cups cabbage, chopped

2 cups chinese kale (or other dark, leafy veggie), chopped

1 firm, ripe tomato, chopped

1/4 cup onion, chopped

1/4 lb boneless pork, beaten and thinly sliced

1-2 Tbsp vegetable oil

salt to taste

Directions:

Heat oil in frying pan. Add onion and cook for 2 mins. Add pork and cook for a few more minutes until the pork is thoroughly cooked. Sprinkle with salt and add a little more oil to coat the pan. On high heat, add all the veggies and stir-fry for about 1 minute. Turn off heat and serve.lisu4

Comments

  1. Jackie

    We need to have a Thai cookout when you come home! Looks delish!

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