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Pork And Pineapple With Basil

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  Shallots 4 , chopped (Red Or Golden)
  Red chilies 2 , finely chopped
  Fresh galangal/Ginger /galangal - 5 slices bottled, chopped 1 1⁄4 Inch, finely chopped
  Kaffir lime leaves 4
  Lemon grass stalk/Dried lemon grass -1/2 teaspoon, soaked in hot water until soft 1 , finely sliced (Tender White Part Only)
  Dried lemongrass 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon, soaked in hot water until soft
  Tamarind concentrate 1 Tablespoon
  Lime juice 2 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Shrimp paste 2 Teaspoon
  Dried shrimps 1 Tablespoon
  Pork fillets 11 Ounce, cut into 3 cm / 1 1/4 in cubes (350 Grams)
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Palm sugar/Brown sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Coconut cream 12 Fluid Ounce (1 1/2 Cups / 375 Milliliter)
  Coconut milk 4 Fluid Ounce (1/2 Cup / 125 Milliliter)
  Thai fish sauce 2 Tablespoon (Nam Pla)
  Fresh pineapple 6 1⁄2 Ounce, cut into 3/4 inch wide strips (1/2 Small, About 200 Grams)
  Basil leaves 2 Ounce (60 Grams)

1. In a food processor process shallots, chillies, galangal or ginger, lime leaves, lemon grass, tamarind, 1 tablespoon lime juice, water, shrimp paste and dried shrimps to make a thick paste, adding a little more water if necessary.
2. In a bowl place pork, add spice paste and toss to coat pork well.
3. In a wok or large saucepan heat oil over a medium heat and stir fry pork for 5 minutes until fragrant and pork is just cooked.
4. Stir in sugar, coconut cream and milk and fish sauce and simmer, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes until pork is tender.
5. Adding pineapple and remaining lime juice simmer for 3 minutes or until pineapple is heated.

6. Stirring in basil, serve hot on a platter.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Stir Fried
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 589 Calories from Fat 244

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44.1%

Saturated Fat 20.5 g102.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0.28 mg0.09%

Sodium 639.1 mg26.6%

Total Carbohydrates 66 g22.1%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7.3%

Sugars 52.8 g

Protein 19 g38.9%

Vitamin A 22.5% Vitamin C 61.5%

Calcium 5.3% Iron 9.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pork And Pineapple With Basil Recipe