Fried Pork Strands


1 lb. pork loin cut in 1½” pieces 1 Tbs. fish sauce
½ Tbs. salt
1 Tbs. ginger, pounded
1½ cup water
2 Tbs. onion, pounded
1 Tbs. garlic, pounded
½ Tbs. vinegar
1 Tbs. chili powder
½ Tbs. turmeric powder
1 Tbs. sugar
1/3 cup oil


Marinate pork in a pot with fish sauce, salt, ginger for 15 minutes. Add water and boil till pork is tender and water  evaporates.  Place  pork  on  a  separate  plate  and  let  cool.  Pound  the  pork  slightly  and  break  up  into  strands. Squeeze water of onion and garlic onto pork strands. Add vinegar. Heat oil. Add onion and garlic and stir till golden. Add chili, turmeric and pork. Stir on slow fire till pork is crispy. Add sugar and stir lightly till sugar melts and is absorbed. Taste and adjust for salt and sugar.
Serve as a delicious dish to accompany rice.


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