Vietnamese Pork Skewers

Thanks to the easy marinade and flavorful dipping sauce, these pork skewers are the perfect light meal.

Serves: 8Prep: 2 hours 15 minutesCook: 20 minutesTotal: 2 hours 35 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 2 stalks lemongrass, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce, divided
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 pound pork shoulder, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Huy Fong® Sambal Oelek Chili Paste
  • 4 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 6 wooden skewers

Directions

  • Combine shallots, garlic, lemongrass, sesame oil, 1 tablespoon fish sauce, oyster sauce and ½ cup water. Toss in pork and refrigerate, mixing several times.
  • In a small bowl, mix 1 tablespoon fish sauce, lime juice, garlic cloves, chili paste and ¼ cup water. Set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Soak wooden skewers in water for 30 minutes.
  • In a non-stick saucepan, warm 4 tablespoons sugar till color turns amber and sugar starts to bubble. Carefully pour ¾ cup warm water into saucepan and stir.
  • On skewers, thread pork evenly and loosely in zigzag motion.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 2 stalks lemongrass, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce, divided
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 pound pork shoulder, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Huy Fong® Sambal Oelek Chili Paste
  • 4 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 6 wooden skewers

Directions

  • Combine shallots, garlic, lemongrass, sesame oil, 1 tablespoon fish sauce, oyster sauce and ½ cup water. Toss in pork and refrigerate, mixing several times.
  • In a small bowl, mix 1 tablespoon fish sauce, lime juice, garlic cloves, chili paste and ¼ cup water. Set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Soak wooden skewers in water for 30 minutes.
  • In a non-stick saucepan, warm 4 tablespoons sugar till color turns amber and sugar starts to bubble. Carefully pour ¾ cup warm water into saucepan and stir.
  • On skewers, thread pork evenly and loosely in zigzag motion.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories350
Total Fat18g
Saturated Fat5g
Cholesterol70mg
Sodium770mg
Total Carbohydrate26g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars13g
Protein22g