Friday, October 21, 2005

Bì Cuốn

Pork Skin Roll

1/2 lb pork skin mixture
10 8-inches diameter rice paper
8 large lettuce leaves, chopped
1 cup mint leaves
1 T finely shredded carrot
1/2 cup sweet and sour fish sauce

Moisten rice paper with warm water. Place on flat surface until soften. Top with 1 T lettuce, several mint leaves, 1 T pork skin mixture
Roll up paper halfway into cylinder. Fold sides of paper inward, continue to roll paper into cylinder. Cut each roll in half and serve with the sauce.

Sweet and Sour Fish sauce: 1 T fish sauce + 2 T hot water+ 1 T sugar+ 1/2 T vinegar+ 1 clove minced garlic. Mix well.
Add shredded carrot and chilli sauce(optional) when serve.

Pork Skin Mixture: 1/4 lb cooked shredded pork skin + 1/2 lb cooked shredded pork ham + 2 T roasted rice powder+ 1 cloves minced garlic+ salt and pepper to taste.

1 comment:

Jean said...

Hi Kiki,

I had the Pork Skin mixture at our local restaurant. I thought it was pretty good. Can you post pictures of what the ingredients look like so that I can buy it at our local Vietnamese market?