Words don’t do it justice.  Make this.


Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground pork
  • 4 small bok choy
  • 1/2 cup scallions thinly sliced
  • 1 thai chili thinly sliced (more if you want more spicy)
  • Basil
  • 2 inch piece ginger minced fine
  • 4 garlic cloves minced fine
  • 8 oz rice noodles
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tbs soy
  • 1 + 1/2 tbs rice wine vinegar
  • 1.5 tbs toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tbs toasted sesame seeds

Directions

  1. Trim bok choy, slice stems, keep leaves whole
  2. Finely chop ginger and garlic – want equal proportions
  3. Start cooking noodles – when done rinse with cold water
  4. Cook pork – season with salt, 2 tbs soy, ½ tbs vinegar at end, set aside when done
  5. Cook ginger, garlic, chile, bok choy stems, half of scallions
  6. Add leaves, pork, noodles
  7. Add ¼ cup soy, 1 tbs vinegar.  to taste
  8. Warm noodles, add remaining scallions
  9. Drizzle on sesame oil
  10. Toss with sesame seeds, serve with basil scattered on top

Props

Mellisa Clark is awesome and she thunk this up.  The only tweak i’ve made here is to up the sesame oil, because sesame oil makes this dish great.

 

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