Lemongrass Pork with Salted Cucumber & Apple Salad

Lemongrass Pork with Salted Cucumber & Apple Salad
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 559.7
  • Total Fat: 28.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.4 g
  • Protein: 35.1 g

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From Donna Hay From Donna Hay
Number of Servings: 4


    1.5kg pork neck
    1 long read chilli, halved
    5cm piece ginger, thickly sliced
    4 cloves garlic, smashed
    4 kaffir lime leaves
    1 stalk lemongrass, halved lengthways
    150g dark palm sugar, grated
    1/4 cup fish sauce
    1 cup water
    1 telegraph cucumber, peeled, deseeded & sliced
    2 green apples, peeled, cored & thinly sliced
    1 green chilli, seed removed & sliced
    1 tsp sea salt flakes
    1 kaffir lime leaf, thinly sliced
    1/4 cup white vinegar
    2 Tbl caster sugar
    2 spring onions, sliced


Preheat oven to 180C. Place the pork, chilli, ginger, garlic, lime leaves, lemongrass, sugar, fish sauce and water in a heavy-based saucepan and cover with a tight-fitting lid. Cook for 1 hour, turn and cook for a further 2 hours or until pork is tender.

Place the cucumber, apple, chilli, salt and lime leaf in a bowl and toss to combine. Allow to stand for 1-2 minutes. Places in a colander and rinse under cold water. Return to the bowl with the vinegar, sugar and spring onion and toss to combine.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user IMELDASHOEQUEEN.