How to Cook Pan-Grilled Lemongrass Pork & Rice Vermicelli

by Yung Ying R

this is a healthy dish and it's so much fun to cook!! my mom & dad love it so much!!


  • pork (shoulder part)
  • dry rice vermicelli
  • garlic
  • pepper
  • oyster sauce
  • soy sauce
  • sugar
  • shallot
  • lime or lemon juice
  • lemongrass
  • fresh salad i choose lettuce, basil leave & tomato
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    cut lemongrass & garlic into small pieces. then grind all ingredients in a mortar (except pork)

    Step 2

    move pork into a bowl. put the mixture of lemongrass& garlic paste and add 2 tablespoons of oyster sauce, 1 tablespoons of soy sauce and a little bit of sugar

    Step 3

    mix well

    Step 4

    i sprinkle roasted sesame seeds too :) after uou mix everything, put the bowl in a refrigerator for 30 mins

    Step 5

    thinly slide shallot, deep-fry them and set aside.. then deep-fry dry chilli and set aside

    Step 6

    your deep-fried shallot and dy chilli here :) if you have spring onion, you can slide them into tiny pieces and put them all in a plate.. we will use them to decorate on the rice vermicelli later :)

    Step 7

    now soak dry rice vermicelli in a bowl for 3 mins and put them into a steamer.. heat them for 10 mins (high heat)

    Step 8

    now wash your salads and drain the water :D

    Step 9

    time to pan-grill your pork. you may put some vegetable oil into a pan too

    Step 10

    now it looks beautiful. i grill them 8-10 mins on each sides, mediem heat :)

    Step 11

    make your steamed rice vermicelli into small portion (like in the picture). then put some fried shallot & spring onion on them

    Step 12

    slide pork into small pieces and put in s plate. i made fresh chilli sauce (mix chopped chilli, fresh garlic, fresh shallot, 2tablespoons lime or lemon juice, 2 tablespoons fish sauce or some salt)

    Step 13

    serving time: when you eat, put fresh lettuce in a sharing plate. follow with basil leaves, vermicelli, pork & some fresh chilli sauce topping.. wrap them altogether & put it in your mouth.. yum yum!!