‘White Boy’ Chao Tom
I came across a truly moving Vietnamese recipe for chao tom, which wraps little paste spherical sugarcane sticks. Unfortunately, little paste would not seem to titillate my household’s style buds as it does mine. Pronounce.
So, I attempted it with ground beef as a change, my “white boy” model. No question the little is higher. Or even ground hen. Soundless, the beauty imparted onto the ground beef become as soon as tasty and welcome. The sugarcane style become as soon as delicate, however certainly present. (For a extra intense style, simply chunk proper into a part of the sugarcane, and suck out the sugar juices.)
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- one 12-hotfoot piece sugarcane, peeled
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 medium-sized shallot, minced
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 2 eggs, crushed
- 2 teaspoon sambal oelek
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon black pepper
- sriracha, for garnish
- cilantro, for garnish
- Cut the sugarcane in half of crosswise, so you would possibly per chance per chance well presumably moreover savor two 6-hotfoot objects. Now gash abet every piece into 6 sticks (must be as a minimum ¼-hotfoot in diameter). You could now savor a pair of dozen sugarcane sticks.
- Utilizing your hands, mix together the meat, shallot, garlic, oil, eggs, sambal oelek, salt, and pepper in a bowl till very gooey. Let take a seat for approximately Half-hour. Then mildew the meat “paste” over every sugarcane stick, leaving about 2 inches of every and every stick uncovered so you would possibly per chance per chance well presumably moreover clutch every piece with your fingers.
- Heat a skillet over medium warmth and pan-fry the sugarcane “drumsticks,” rotating whereas cooking, till neatly browned on all aspects and cooked by. Garnish with Sriracha and cilantro.