Mushrooms Recipe

Pork & Mushroom Larb

April 15, 2016

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  • Cook 15 mins
  • 15 mins

    15 mins

  • Serve 4 Servings


1½ tbs peanut oil

300g button mushrooms, thinly sliced

400g lean pork mince

1 stem lemongrass (white part only), finely chopped

1 long green chilli, finely chopped

2 large limes, juiced

1 tbs fish sauce

1 tbs sweet chilli sauce

1 tsp brown sugar

4 green onions, thinly sliced

1/3 cup coriander leaves

1/4 cup small mint leaves

16 cos lettuce leaves

¼ cup roasted peanuts, chopped


1Heat a wok over high heat until hot. Add 2 teaspoons oil and the mushrooms. Stir-fry for 3 minutes or until golden. Remove to a large bowl.

2Add 2 teaspoons oil and swirl to coat the wok surface. Add half the mince, lemongrass and chilli. Stir-fry, breaking up any lumps, for 3–4 minutes or until pork changes colour. Add to the mushrooms. Repeat with the remaining oil, pork, lemongrass and chilli. Stand for 15 minutes to cool slightly.

3Whisk ¼ cup lime juice, fish sauce, sweet chilli sauce and sugar in a jug until well combined. Spoon the dressing over the warm pork and mushrooms. Add the green onions, coriander and mint leaves. Stir gently to combine.

4Arrange the lettuce leaves on a platter. Spoon over the pork mixture and sprinkle with peanuts. Serve.