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Pork larb

4
4
4
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
40 min
Prep
25 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Traditional larb originated in Laos, but is now popular in many South East Asian countries. Our version uses lean pork mince and is served in crisp lettuce leaves.

Ingredients

Calorie controlled cooking spray

4 spray(s)

Lemon Grass Stems

1 stem, , trimmed and tough outer layer removed, finely chopped

Chilli, Green or Red

1 individual, red, finely chopped

Garlic

2 clove(s), crushed

Extra Lean Pork Mince (5% fat), raw

500 g

Thai Fish Sauce

1 tablespoons

Lime(s)

1 zest(s) of 1, grated

Lime Juice, Fresh

2 tablespoons

Coriander, fresh

2 tablespoons, finely chopped

Mint, Fresh

2 tablespoons, leaves picked and finely chopped

Spring Onions

2 medium, finely chopped

Lettuce

3 individual, Little Gem, leaves separated

Instructions

  1. Set a large nonstick pan over a high heat and mist with cooking spray. Add the lemongrass, chilli and garlic and cook for 3 minutes until just starting to soften. Add the mince, breaking up any lumps, and cook for 10-12 minutes until brown. Drain any excess fat and discard.
  2. Drizzle the fish sauce over the mince mixture, then stir to combine and remove from the heat. Stir through the lime zest and juice, coriander, mint and spring onions.
  3. Fill 12 of the largest lettuce leaves with the mince mixture. Shred any remaining lettuce and serve on the side.

Notes

Serve this with our 'Satay noodles' recipe, for an extra 6 SmartPoints per serving.