Bun cha (grilled pork) recipe

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With a sweet and spicy flavour, this grilled pork belly is an Asian taste sensation.

Preparation Time 15 minutes
Cooking Time 35 minutes

Ingredients (serves 5)

2 tbs sugar
2 tbs warm water
1kg belly pork, skin removed, thinly sliced
7 green shallots, ends trimmed, finely chopped
2 eschalots (French shallots), finely chopped
2 tbs fish sauce
Freshly ground black pepper
60ml (1/4 cup) vegetable oil


Place the sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat. Cook, shaking occasionally, for 5 minutes or until caramelised. Remove from heat. Carefully stir in the warm water. Set aside for 5 minutes to cool slightly.

Combine the sugar mixture, pork, green shallots, eschalots and fish sauce in a large bowl. Season with pepper. Cover with plastic wrap and place in the fridge for 30 minutes to marinate.

Preheat a chargrill or barbecue plate on medium-high. Add oil to pork mixture and stir to combine. Cook one-third of the pork on the preheated grill, turning occasionally, for 10 minutes or until just cooked. Transfer to a plate. Repeat in 2 more batches with remaining pork.


Allow for 5 mins cooling & 30 mins marinating time

Good Taste - January 2003, Page 104
Recipe by Pham Bao Khanh Linh 

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