Thai Pork Mince with Jasmine Rice Recipe

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Preparation Time10 mins
Cooking Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories278 Kcal14%
Fat18 g26%
Saturated Fat5 g25%


  1. Heat the oil, add the lemon grass, ginger, garlic and chilli, and fry for 2 minutes until fragrant. Add the sugar and mince, brown for 2 minutes, then add the lime juice, fish sauce, vinegar and soy with 100ml (4fl oz) cold water. Bring to a simmer; cook for around 5 minutes, until the mince is cooked through.

  2. Stir in the coriander and spring onions, scatter over the peanuts, and serve with jasmine rice and lime wedges.


  • 2tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 lemon grass stalk, bashed and finely chopped
  • thumb-sized piece fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 large red chilli, deseeded and chopped
  • 1tbsp sugar
  • 500g (1lb 2oz) outdoor-reared British pork mince
  • juice 2 limes, plus extra wedges to serve
  • 1tbsp Thai fish sauce
  • 2tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 4tbsp soy sauce
  • handful coriander, bunch spring onions and toasted peanuts, roughly chopped, plus cooked jasmine rice, to serve