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( Broiled pork with lime sauce )


200 grams of pork tenderloin, 3 lettuce leaves, 1 slice of green lemon, 5 red chillies, 2 tbsp. of peeled small garlic cloves, 1 tbsp. of sugar, 3 tbsp. of fish sauce, 3 tbsp. of lemon juice


Wash the lettuce and arrange on a serving plate. Wash the pork and cut into slices about 1 cm thick. Broil until done then cut crosswise into thin slices. Arrange the pork over the lettuce on a serving plate. Chop the chilli and garlic well and put in a mixing bowl, add the sugar, fish sauce and lemon juice, and stir to mix, pour over the pork on a bed of lettuce on a serving plate, garnish with the lemon slices, and serve.

Ps. this dish you can change the pork  to beef.



( Fried chicken with holy basil )


1 cup of minced (or sliced) chicken, 4-5 hot chillies, 3 small garlic cloves, 1 cup of holy basil leaves, 2 tbsp. of fish sauce, 1 tbsp. of light soy sauce, 1 tbsp. of oyster sauce, 1 tsp. of sugar, 3-4 tbsp. of oil


Chop the hot chillies and garlic well. Heat a skillet and add 3-4 tbsp. of oil in. When it is hot put in the chopped chillies and garlic and stir-fry until good flavor comes out. Add minced (or sliced) chicken and stir-fry it about 2-3 minutes more. Then season with oyster sauce, light soy sauce, fish sauce, sugar and stir-fry until done. Next, put in holy basil leaves and stir it around. Then remove from the heat. Arrange on the dish and serve with cooked rice and sliced cucumber.

47.gif (868 bytes) Scented with aromatic Thai basil, this is quick and simple dish which is a favorite of the people of downtown Bangkok. Sometimes it is served hot over cooked rice with a fried egg 47.gif (868 bytes)

Ps. you can change the chicken to pork, beef, prawn or other meats.


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( Spicy boiled squid )


300 grams of fresh squid, 2 tbsp. of finely sliced hot chilli, 3 tbsp. of finely sliced shallot, 3 tbsp. of finely sliced lemon grass, 1 tsp. of finely sliced lime leaf, 3 tbsp. of fish sauce, 3 1/2 tbsp. of lemon  juice


Remove the inedible portions of the squid, wash well and score the flesh in a fish-scale pattern and cut into pieces of one inch wide and two inches long. Immerse the squid into the boiling water until done then remove from water. Mix the fish sauce, lemon juice together then add lemon grass, lime leaf, chilli, shallot and stir very gently to avoid bruising. Then add the boiled squid and work it around gently in the sauce. Arrange the squid on a serving plate first and pour sauce on top then serve.


Ps.     tsp. = tea spoon           tbsp. = table spoon


19-12-2000 / Nammi