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Spicy Pork Belly Stir Fry (Pad Ped Moo)


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A spicy and tasty way to enjoy pork belly, this stir fry recipe is packed with flavour as all of the ingredients are fried in the pork belly fat without using cooking oil. It is important to fry with a hot wok so that the pork belly is crispy and not too chewy.

You can adjust the number of chillies depending on your preference for heat, and the recipe also works well if you use other cuts of pork, or even other meats.

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pork belly stir fry ingredients list

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  • 250g pork belly
  • 1 cup long green beans (cut into 1 inch pieces)
  • 1/4 cup yellow bell peppers
  • 1/4 cup red bell peppers
  • 1 1/2 tbsp red curry paste
  • 1 1/2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp chilli paste
  • 1 clove finely chopped garlic
  • 1/2 tbsp palm sugar
  • 2 red bird eye chillies sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper

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Step 1: Start by heating a wok on a high heat until it is very hot. Then add 250g of thinly sliced pork belly and fry until it begins to brown. If you like your pork belly really crispy, fry for longer.

frying the pork belly

Step 2: Now add 1 1/2 tbsp of red curry paste, 1 tbsp of chilli paste, 1 1/2 tbsp of fish sauce, 1/2 tbsp of palm sugar, 1 clove of finely chopped garlic and 2 sliced red bird eye chillies to the wok, and stir fry for a further 1 minute.

pork belly with chilli paste

Step 3: Then add 1 cup of long green beans which have been cut into roughly 1 inch pieces, 1/4 cup of sliced yellow bell peppers, 1/4 cup of sliced red bell peppers, and stir fry for about 2 minutes.

pork belly with peppers

Step 4: Finally add 1/2 teaspoon of ground pepper and stir fry for a final minute or two until the pork belly and vegetables are cooked to your liking, then serve and enjoy with some steamed jasmine rice.

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