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Tortillas come in many different sizes and colors and are the perfect vessel for a myriad of dishes! Whether you prefer flour, corn or whole-wheat tortillas, small tortillas or large ones, store bought or homemade, these soft spheres are the perfect recipient for all sorts of fillings. You can bake them in a layered taco pie, you can fry them to garnish taco soup or salad, or even stick them in the deep-fryer to make a delicious taco bowl. The possibilities with tortillas are endless, and we have loads of recipes to get you started!

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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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  • or to taste
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4.6/5 (10 Votes)

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4.3/5 (19 Votes)

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  • minced
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