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Pork-fillet Thai salad

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Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 425g pork fillet
  • juice of 2 limes
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tsp light-brown soft sugar
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 300g bag dried rice noodles
  • 70g Asian baby leaf salad
  • 4 spring onions, finely sliced
  • large handful fresh coriander leaves

Recipe Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C. Heat the oil in a large frying pan over high heat and brown the whole fillet (about 5 minutes). Transfer to a baking tray and cook in the oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until cooked through.
  2. Transfer to a board, cover with foil and leave to rest for 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, make dressing by whisking together lime juice, fish sauce, sugar, garlic and most of chilli – adjust to taste. Microwave noodles according to pack instructions. (Alternatively, cover noodles with boiling water for 1 minute, then drain.)
  4. Slice pork on the diagonal into 1cm-thick slices – add any pork juices to the dressing. (Check the seasoning.)
  5. Put salad on a large platter and toss through pork, noodles and dressing. Sprinkle over the spring onions, coriander and remaining chilli. Serve.

Each serving  About 1 990kJ, 13g fat (4g saturated), 46g carbohydrate (3g total sugars).

Each Serving:

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