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Thai Pork Patties with Bok Choy

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Thai Pork Patties with Bok Choy


  • 4 scallions, finely chopped

  • 1 lb (500 g) lean ground pork

  • 1 1/2 tsp (7 ml) Thai green curry paste

  • 2 tsp (10 mL) lemon grass in oil

  • 1 egg white

  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) Canola oil

  • 7 oz (200 g) bok choy, sliced lengthwise

  • 6 oz (175 g) oyster mushrooms, sliced

  • 3/4 cup (175 ml) coconut milk

  • 1 tsp (5 ml) fish sauce

  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) sesame seeds


  • 1. Mix scallions, pork, curry paste, lemon grass and egg white until evenly bound together, pressing mixture firmly with back of mixing spoon.

  • 2. Divide mixture into 12, then shape into patties, flattening with your fingers.

  • 3. Heat 1 tbsp (15 mLl oil in heavy-based frying pan and fry patties, turning once, 8-10 minutes or until golden brown and thoroughly cooked.

  • 4. While patties are frying, heat a wide frying pan or wok with remaining oil and add bok choy and mushrooms. Stir-fry over high heat 2-3 minutes to soften.

  • 5. Stir coconut milk and fish sauce into vegetables, bring to boil; simmer 1 minute. Serve pork patties with bok choy and coconut mixture, sprinkled with sesame seeds.

Serves four

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