BBQ Pork Larb

BBQ Pork Larb Recipe

By: Andrea Alden

BBQ Pork Larb is a delicious and quick meal that you can make easily on a weeknight. Using the Napoleon Cast Iron Plancha or Stainless Steel Wok adds extra fun to this recipe that is ready in a snap. Full of unique flavors this dish is a sort of meat salad native to Laos in Thailand. It can be served as is, with rice, pickled veggies, and even in lettuce wraps. You have to try it. Guaranteed, you are going to Larb this BBQ recipe. 

Prep Time
20 Min
Cook Time
15 Min
Yield
4
Difficulty
Easy

BBQ Pork Larb Recipe

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Ingredients

Directions

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Ingredients

1 tbsp. 

uncooked sticky rice, toasted and ground up

pinch 

salt

1 tbsp.

sesame oil

1 tbsp. 

peanut oil (or other high-temp oil)

1 lb. 

ground pork

1+

spicy red chili sliced

¾ cup

diced red onion

2 cloves

garlic, minced

3

green onions, chopped

¼ cup

chopped fresh cilantro

½ cup

chopped fresh mint leaves

2 (about 1/3 cup)

limes juiced

2 tbsp.

fish sauce

1 tbsp.

soy sauce

½ tsp.

sugar

crushed spicy peanuts for topping

Directions
  1. Place the Napoleon Cast Iron Plancha directly onto the cooking grids and light the grill. Preheat the grill and Plancha to high, around 500°F+. 
  2. In a dry pan over low heat, toast the uncooked sticky rice until it is golden and fragrant. Add a pinch of salt, and using a mortar and pestle or an herb grinder to crush the rice into a coarse powder.
  3. Chop the veggies, this is where you can decide the spiciness. Add more than one hot pepper, or use only one and remove the seeds to keep it less spicy. In a separate bowl, combine the lime juice, fish sauce, soy sauce, and sugar. 
  4. When the grill is ready, pour the two oils along the back wall of the plancha (the angled construction will cause the oil to run to the front of the Plancha and coat the whole thing.) Once the oil is down, throw down the meat, cooking until browned. Move the meat around with spatulas, but allow it to develop some crispy bits. 
  5. When the meat is nearly cooked, add the ground rice and cook for another minute or two. 
  6. Add the veggies and mix in, cooking for another minute. Finally, add the sauce stirring until the onions are mostly cooked through and the cilantro and mint are wilted. 
  7. Serve everything with rice, in lettuce cups, and/or with pickled veggies. The choice is yours.  

BBQ Pork Larb was awesome. The green-floral flavors of the greens combined with the crisp and slightly spicy pork in an exotic dance on your tongue. Transforming entirely depending on whether you add pickled veggies or plain white rice. Easily handheld or fit for consumption with a fork, Pork Larb should definitely make it into your meal rotation. I mean it’s a salad, made with meat! What’s your favorite fast and exotic recipe for the BBQ? Share with us on our social pages using the hashtags #ExoticBBQ and #NapoleonGrills.

Happy Grilling!

Assemble the ingredients

Assemble the ingredients

Brown the pork on a preheated plancha or griddle

Brown the pork on a preheated plancha or griddle

Add the ground rice to the pork

Add the ground rice to the pork

Add the veggies to the ground pork

Add the veggies to the ground pork

Add the sauce - the ground rice will thicken the sauce

Add the sauce - the ground rice will thicken the sauce

It's just about ready to serve

It's just about ready to serve

Serve with loads of veggies

Serve with loads of pickled and fresh veggies

You can also serve Larb with steamed rice

You can also serve Larb with steamed rice

Make it handheld by serving in lettuce cups too

Make it handheld by serving in lettuce cups too

AndreaAlden
Andrea Alden

I used to be the Sultana of Sizzle, but you can call me Andrea. I have always been passionate about food. Even though I was majoring in Art and Graphic Design, I would frequently be found cooking for my friends and family.

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Assemble the ingredients

Assemble the ingredients

Brown the pork on a preheated plancha or griddle

Brown the pork on a preheated plancha or griddle

Add the ground rice to the pork

Add the ground rice to the pork

Add the veggies to the ground pork

Add the veggies to the ground pork

Add the sauce - the ground rice will thicken the sauce

Add the sauce - the ground rice will thicken the sauce

It's just about ready to serve

It's just about ready to serve

Serve with loads of veggies

Serve with loads of pickled and fresh veggies

You can also serve Larb with steamed rice

You can also serve Larb with steamed rice

Make it handheld by serving in lettuce cups too

Make it handheld by serving in lettuce cups too