Kim Thuy’s Vietnamese Pork Skewers with Toasted Rice

  • Preparation 30 MIN
    Cooking 15 MIN
  • Makes 32 skewers, approximately



Green Onion Sauce



  1. In a skillet, brown the rice while stirring. Let cool. In a coffee grinder, finely grind the rice.
  2. In a bowl, combine the ground rice with the remaining ingredients. For each skewer, shape 60 ml (1/4 cup) of the meat mixture into a sausage and put on a stick by pressing the meat.
  3. In an oiled ridged skillet or on the grill, grill the skewers on each side until the meat is cooked. Place in a serving dish.

Green Onion Sauce

  1. Meanwhile, in a saucepan, soften the onions in the oil. Coat the grilled skewers with the sauce and sprinkle with the peanuts. If desired, serve with a cucumber salad and a sweet potato salad (see recipe).

Cucumber Salad

  1. In a bowl, combine thinly sliced cucumbers with a little rice vinegar. Season with salt and pepper.

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