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Lemongrass pork with rice noodles

Lemongrass pork with rice noodlesAustralian House & Garden


Rice noodle salad


1.To make dressing, pound garlic, chillies and sugar in a mortar. Stir in fish sauce, coriander, mint, lime juice and 1/3 cup water.
2.To marinate pork; pulse garlic, lemongrass, shallots together in processor until finely chopped. Add sugar, fish sauce, lime juice, oil and soy sauce and whiz until well combined. Transfer to a bowl, add pork, stir through and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, or overnight.
3.Place noodles in a large bowl, cover with cold water and soak for 20 minutes. Drain and cook in boiling water for about 1 minute. Until just tender. Drain, rinse in cold water and drain again. Place in large serving bowl, add half of the dressing and toss well.
4.Preheat a grill or barbecue. Remove pork from marinade (but don’t rub marinade off). Cook over high heat for about 2 minutes each side, until charred. Arrange pork, carrot, cucumbers and extra mint leaves over noodles. Serve with remaining dressing.

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