Lemongrass Pork Skewers | Vietnamese BBQ Pork Recipe

Lemongrass Pork Skewers | Vietnamese BBQ Pork Recipe

Lemongrass Pork Skewers, these are reminiscent of the flavours I remember whilst travelling around Vietnam.

BBQ pork with chilli, lemongrass, mint, all wrapped around a stick of lemongrass, perfect for your summer bbq or on the griddle for a winter treat (I have no idea what you’re going ot do in spring and autumn).

I love south-east Asian food it just feels healthy to eat and wonderfully aromatic with fresh vibrant ingredients.

If you’re like me, check out my other south-east Asian recipes here. 

I love using lemongrass as a skewer to poke into a fish or wrap some meat around for the flavour it imparts, which is exactly what I’ve done here – I hope you enjoy!

Lemongrass Pork Skewers - Vietnamese Pork BBQ

28th June 2018
: 2
: 10 min
: 10 min
: 20 min
: easy

Lemongrass Pork Skewers really easy to make and scream summer bbq (or winter griddle!). Vietnamese Pork BBQ inspired recipe.

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Ingredients
  • 2 sticks lemon grass finely chopped (10g)
  • Plus 6 extra sticks of lemongrass for skewers
  • 1 large clove garlic chopped (5g)
  • 3 spring onions sliced (30g)
  • 1tbsp heaped grated ginger
  • 8 kaffer lime leaves finely sliced
  • 400g minced pork
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 red or green chilli finely chopped (including seeds)
  • Small bunch fresh mint finely chopped
Directions
  • Step 1 Mix all the ingredients together except the 6 lemongrass sticks you are going to use as skewers.
  • Step 2 Once everything is combined, take out a golf ball sized amount and roll into a sausage shape.
  • Step 3 Push the root end of the lemongrass stick along it’s length and start to mould the mince around the stick.
  • Step 4 Once all the skewers are done, wash your hands and then lightly oil your hands and rub over the skewers to slightly oil the outside.
  • Step 5 Place over direct heat of a pre-lit bbq or on a hot griddle for about 5 minutes before turning a quarter. Continue until the outside is charred and in the inside is cooked.
  • Step 6 Serve with a wedge of lime.

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