Posts tagged pork chops
Vietnamese Grilled Lemongrass Pork Chops (Thit Heo Nuong Xa)

Grilled lemongrass pork chop is my go-to item when I pack lunch for my husband to take to work. I pack the pork chops with steamed white rice and fresh vegetables such as lettuce or sliced cucumbers. Sometimes, I add kimchi and a fried egg if I'm feeling nice. When he reheats the pork chop in the microwave at work, I've been told that he's the envy of his coworkers ;-)

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Five Spice Pork Chops

Five Spice Powder is a finely ground mixture of five spices: star anise, cloves, fennel, peppercorn and cinnamon. It's a very common ingredient in Chinese and Vietnamese cooking. These five spices make the beautiful aroma of the widely popular Vietnamese dish, Pho. Five Spice Powder can also be used to marinate pork. I have never used any of the spices in my pork marinade. It turns out Five Spice powder pairs beautifully with pork.

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