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Vietnamese Pork Tacos

Vietnamese Pork Tacos

with Cucumber, Carrot & Lime Aioli

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Banh Mi, more commonly known as a Vietnamese pork roll is an international taste sensation, from Saigon to Sydney to San Francisco! Jam-packed with a perfect balance of sweet, savoury, sour and spicy flavours, it’s no wonder it’s so popular. We’ve taken those famous flavours and wrapped them up in soft tortillas for a meal that’s half Mexican, half Vietnamese and fully delicious!

Allergens:SesameSoyaEggGluten
Preparation Time30 minutes
Cooking difficultyLevel 1
Ingredients

serving 4 people

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serving 4 people

1 bunch

spring onions

1 bunch

coriander

1 bag

cos lettuce

1 unit

cucumber

1 unit

long red chilli

2 unit

carrot

1 packet

pork mince

1 sachet

hoisin sauce

(ContainsSesame, Soya)

2 packet

fine breadcrumbs

(ContainsGluten)

1 unit

lime

1 tub

garlic aioli

(ContainsEggMay be presentTree Nuts)

12 unit

mini flour tortillas

(ContainsGluten)

Not included in your delivery

olive oil

1 unit

egg

(ContainsEgg)

1 tbs

soy sauce

(ContainsSoya, Gluten)
Nutritional Valuesper serving
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per serving
Energy (kJ)3060 kJ
Fat32.8 g
of which saturates6.2 g
Carbohydrate66.7 g
of which sugars14.8 g
Protein37.7 g
Sodium1250 mg
The average adult daily energy intake is 8700 kJ
Utensils
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Chopping board
Grater
Knife
Large Bowl
Plate
Large Non-Stick Pan
Small Bowl
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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Get prepped
Get prepped
1

Thinly slice the spring onion. Finely chop the coriander (reserve some leaves for garnish!). Shred the cos lettuce. Cut the cucumber into 0.5 cm half-moons. Thinly slice the long red chilli (if using). Grate the carrot (unpeeled).

MAKE THE MEATBALLS
MAKE THE MEATBALLS
2

In a large bowl, place the pork mince, spring onion, coriander, hoisin sauce, egg, fine breadcrumbs and soy sauce. Mix well to combine. Using damp hands, shape 1 heaped spoonful of the mixture into a meatball. Set aside on a plate and repeat with the remaining mixture. You should get about 24 meatballs

Cook the meatballs
Cook the meatballs
3

Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat. Add the pork meatballs and cook, turning regularly, for 8-10 minutes, or until browned and cooked through. Slice the meatballs in half to serve.

MAKE THE LIME AIOLI
MAKE THE LIME AIOLI
4

While the meatballs are cooking, juice the lime and add 2 tsp into a small bowl with the garlic aioli. Season with salt and pepper. Mix well to combine and set aside. TIP: Leave some aioli plain for the kids if you like!

HEAT THE TORTILLAS
HEAT THE TORTILLAS
5

Heat the mini flour tortillas in a sandwich press or microwave for 10 second bursts, or until warmed through.

Serve up
Serve up
6

Bring everything to the table to serve. Spread a thin layer of the lime aioli over a tortilla. Add some cos lettuce, cucumber, carrot and chilli (if using) and top with the halved pork meatballs. Garnish with the reserved coriander leaves.

TIP: For kids, follow our serving suggestion in the main photo!