Pork Bahn Mi Endive Boats
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Serves: 12 boats
 
Ingredients
  • 1 lb Pork Tenderloin, sliced into ½" cubes
  • 1 endive, stem removed leaves removed for "boat"
Pork Marinade:
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 tsp fish sauce
  • 2 tbsp oystser sauce
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ red onion minced
Pickled Vegetables:
  • ½ lb carrots, julienned (matchstick)
  • 3 large shallots, peeled & sliced into rounds
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup rice vinegar
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp kosher salt
  • Toppings:
  • Radishes, thinly sliced
  • Jalapeños, thinly sliced into rings
  • Sriracha sauce (optional)
  • English Cucumbers sliced thin (optional)
  • Garnish with Cilantro (Optional)
Instructions
  1. First prepare the marinade for the pork. In a large ziplock bag add all of marinade ingredients except pork and mix together. Next add your pork, seal bag, and shake untill each piece is fully covered in marinade. Let sit in fridge for as little as 3 hours or over night. Remove 30 minutes from fridge before cooking and let sit at room temperature.
  2. Once you are ready to cook, in a large pan over medium - high heat add your pork and cook for about 4 minutes (or until pork is JUST cooked, don't over do it) Remove and cover with foil until ready to use.
Pickled Vegetables:
  1. An hour before serving (may make this a couple of days ahead of time if you want) in a medium pot over high heat add water, vinegars, garlic, honey and salt. Bring to a boil. Add carrots & shallots. Bring to a boil again and then turn off heat and remove. Let cool to room temperature and serve (or fridge in an airtight container).
Assembly:
  1. Add about a ¼ cup of pork to each endive boat and then top with pickled vegetables and optional fresh veggie toppings. Drizzle on Sriracha if desired. Serve!
Recipe by My Lavender Blues at http://mylavenderblues.com/pork-bahn-mi-endive-boats/