Vietnamese Spiced Pork
This interesting Vietnamese grilled dish combines pork with the sweet spice of anise and cinnamon. The longer the pork is marinated, the more flavorful the dish. To serve according to Vietnamese tradition, wrap in lettuce leaves, with noodles and fresh mint and cilantro leaves inside.
Prep Time: 20 Minutes plus 1 Hour Marinating Time
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes
Yield: 4 Servings
1 pound(s) Pork tenderloin
1/2 teaspoon(s) Cinnamon, ground
1/2 teaspoon(s) Anise, freshly ground
1 tablespoon(s) Ginger, chopped
1 tablespoon(s) Sugar
1/2 teaspoon(s) Garlic, chopped
1 cup(s) Vermicelli noodles, cooked
Cut pork into 8 to 10 strips.
Combine marinade ingredients. Add meat and marinate meat for 1 hour.
Grill or broil pork until done, about 10-15.
Arrange lettuce leaves, mint, cilantro, and noodles on a serving platter. To serve, wrap hot meat, mint, cilantro, and noodles in lettuce leaves.