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Luang Prabang Fusion Salad


Ingredients

  • 3 to 4 large or extra-large eggs, preferably free-range
  • 2 medium heads leaf or Bibb lettuce, washed and dried
  • 4 scallions, trimmed, smashed flat with the side of a cleaver, cut lengthwise in half or into quarters, and then cut crosswise into 2-inch lengths
  • 1 cup cilantro sprigs
  • 1 cup loosely packed, coarsely chopped or torn Chinese celery leaves, or substitute flat-leaf parsley sprigs
  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger
  • 2 bird or serrano chiles (optional)
  • 1 to 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons Thai fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons peanut or vegetable oil or minced pork fat
  • 8 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3/4 cups hot water
  • 1/2 cup rice or cider vinegar
  • 2 to 3 dry-roasted peanuts, coarsely chopped