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Pork And Pumpkin Stew     HT  MC  Myanmar  80mins plus marinating

Serves 4      Hot    Pork   Fish  Vegetables  Main Course   Dairy Free   Burmese   Burma   Asia   Asian  

675g/1 ˝ lb Boneless Pork, cubed
1 tbsp Soy Sauce
1 teasp Salt
1 tbsp freshly Grated Root Ginger
3 Garlic Cloves, finely chopped
1 Onion, chopped
˝ teasp Ground Turmeric
2 tbsp Peanut Oil
1 teasp Ngapi (Shrimp Paste)
2 teasp Chile Flakes
480ml/16fl.oz. Water
300h/11oz Pumpkin, peeled and cubed


1. Place the pork, soy sauce and salt in a large mixing bowl, mix well and leave to marinate for 1 hour.

2. After the marinating time, place the pork together with its marinade, ginger, garlic, onion, turmeric, oil, shrimp paste, chilli flakes in a large saucepan. Add half the water, mix well, bring to boil then reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 45 minutes, stirring from time to time and adding a little more water if necessary to prevent it burning.

3. Add the remaining water and pumpkin, mix well and continue to cook for a further 15 minutes or until the pork is tender. The end stew should be quite dry. Serve hot with rice.



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