Pork and Celery Salad in Spicy Lime Dressing (หมูยำ ใส่ขึ้นฉ่าย)

My mum used to make this all the time for breakfast. It’s one of our favourite breakfast items!

Serves: 2

What you need

  • 300 g Pork belly
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 3 Celery sticks, sliced thinly
  • 1 tsp Garlic, pounded
  • 1 tsp Chillies, pounded
  • 1 Tbsp Fish sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar
  • 1 Tbsp Chinese preserved cabbage (ตั้งฉ่าย)

How to put this together

  1. In a pot, add enough water to cover pork belly. Add salt. Bring to boil.
  2. When the water is boiling, turn down the heat to low-medium. Simmer for 10 mins
  3. Make the dressing sauce by mixing together pounded garlic + chillies + fish sauce + lime juice + sugar. Taste & season
  4. In a bowl, add sliced celery pieces
  5. Take the pork out from hot water, slice them thinly. Add them to the bowl.
  6. Mix together pork & celery. Add preserved cabbage. Mix well
  7. Add dressing sauce. Mix well.
  8. Taste & season
  9. Serve with plain congee or steamed rice.