Vietnamese Pork Chop

30 mins Cook
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Convey the real flavors of Vietnam into your own outdoor with these Vietnamese beef Chops infused with a simple however fairly flavourful lemongrass marinade, then seared to perfection at the BBQ.

Vietnamese Pork Vietnamese Pork Chop

After I entertain big organizations, I necessarily do a BBQ as it’s a smooth manner to feed loads of people. And also the guys continually take manage of the grill which means I can sit back and sip champagne with the women – as vintage school as that sounds, my friends and I don’t complain!
Asian grills are my favorite. if you’ve ever been to any part of Asia, you’ll recognize that a number of the fine avenue food is cooked over charcoal, whether or not it be Yakitori (chicken skewers) in Japan, Satay bird and Suckling Pig in Bali or Gai Yang (Marinated chook) in Thailand.

And this Vietnamese red meat Chop is proper up there with the high-quality of them. The marinade is classic Vietnamese flavors – a great balance of salty, candy, bitter, and a mild hit of heat.

A critical element within the marinade is lemongrass, a herb this is at the heart of Vietnamese delicacies. It has lemon tones however an earthiness to it that isn’t like another herb I recognise. It’s very specific and may turn a normal dish into something certainly special. It can not be substituted with simply lemons – in truth, I can’t think of some thing that you can replace it.

This marinade additionally works very well with beef and hen, any reduction that isn’t too thick so the flavors can infuse into the flesh. Marinate Vietnamese red meat Chops for no less than 4 hours, up to 24 hours. It’s an exceptional recipe to feature in your BBQ necessities!!

The beef is pictured with my simple Asian Noodle Salad, a mild, fresh salad that’s speedy to make and matches perfectly with this red meat chop. Or do that with a facet of Asian Slaw with Coconut Rice or Cilantro Coconut Lime Rice!

Vietnamese Pork Chop

Vietnamese Pork Chop

Convey the real flavors of Vietnam into your own outdoor with these Vietnamese beef Chops infused with a simple however fairly flavourful lemongrass marinade, then seared to perfection at the BBQ.
prep time
10 mins
cooking time
30 mins
total time
40 mins



  • 4 pork cutlets , around 250g - 300g (8oz - 10oz) each

  • 1 tbsp vegetable or peanut oil (for cooking)

  • MARINADE 1 tsp chilli sauce (sriracha, chilli paste) or 1 birds eye chilli, finely chopped

  • 2 cloves minced garlic

  • Juice of 1 lime

  • 2 tbsp fish sauce

  • 1 tbsp soy sauce

  • 1 1/2 tbsp brown sugar

  • 1 stalk lemongrass , white part only, bruised them sliced into 1cm/0.5" pieces


Place the Marinade ingredients in a ziplock bag and massage the bag to mix the ingredients.
Add pork to the Marinade and massage the bag to coat all the cutlets with the Marinade.
Marinate for at least 4 hours, up to 24 hours.
Brush the outdoor grill with oil and heat to medium-high (or pan on a stove).
Remove pork from the marinade.
Place pork on the grill and cook each side for 2 minutes, or until cooked (depending on thickness of the cutlets). Remember that it will continue to cook while resting.
Remove pork from the grill onto a plate and cover loosely with foil. Rest for 5 minutes before serving.


I frequently freeze the meat with the marinade. Then defrost and convey to room temperature before cooking. nutrition in keeping with serving. Vietnamese red meat Cutlets nutrition
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