GROUND PORK DIP (Nam Phrik Oong)

By Kaeng Ron Baan Suan Restaurant

 1/2 cup ground pork
2 Tablespoons shrimp paste
2 Tablespoons garlic
1 1/2 Tablespoons sugar
1/4 cup cooking oil
 1 cup tomato, chopped
1/4 cup shallot, chopped
1 Teaspoon salt
2 Tablespoons water
7 dried large hot peppers

Curry paste

3 Tablespoons shallot, chopped
1 teaspoon salt
2 Tablespoons garlic
1 Tablespoons shrimp paste
2 1/2 Tablespoons lemon grass, chopped
5 dried large hot peppers

Ground hot peppers, shrimp paste, shallot, garlic, and salt until smooth. Mix the hot pepper mixture with ground pork and tomato. Mix well. Set aside.

Using a wok or saucepan, add cooking oil and place over medium heat. Pour in the ground pork mixture, water and sugar. Stir occasionally. Cook for 10 minutes. Remove from heat.

To recipe index