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The best filo pastry starters - 4 recipes

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Caramelized Pork

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp neutral oil
  • 250g / 2 cups pork fillets, cubed
  • 1 /4 cup caramel
  • 100ml / 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tbsp Vietnamese fish sauce (Nuoc Cham)
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp grated ginger
  • Crushed peanuts

Method

  1. Brown the pork fillet in a skillet with the oil
  2. Add the caramel, water,  fish sauce, soy sauce and fresh ginger.
  3. Simmer for 10 minutes (until the liquid has reduced)
  4. Serve over white rice with crushed peanuts. 
  5. Enjoy!

 

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