Sach ko wit slirt s’phu ang.
(Grilled beef with wild betle leaves)
Savory grounded beef wrapped with edible
wild betel leaves *slirt s’phu* is delicious Khmer appetizer.
NOTE: If you can't find wild betel leaves substitute with grape leaves.
- Ingredients :
- 1 lb Grounded beef chuck
- 2 Cloves garlic,minced
- ½ Cup chopped yellow onion
- ½ Teaspoon fish sauce
- 1 Tablespoon soy sauce
- ½ Teaspoon salt
- 1 Tablespoon palm sugar, or light brown sugar
- ½ Teaspoon
five spice powder
- 1 Tablespoon sesame or peanut oil
- 1 Tablespoon whole black pepper
- 2 Dozen large
wild betel leaves
- Procedures :
In a large bowl, mix grounded beef with garlic, onion, fish sauce, soy sauce, salt, sugar, five spice powder,oil and whole black pepper together, mix well and set it a side.
Clean each wild betel leaf thoroughly then let it soak in cold water, so that when you grill it will prevents rapid burn to the leaves.
Place a wild betel leaf on a cutting board and put some marinated meat on the larger top part of the leaf.
Roll the leaf over the meat like egg roll, but don’t have to folds both sides of leaf, continue till done.
Cook beef rolls on hot grill till it golden brown or to your liking.
Serve hot with sweet fish sauce or with pickle fish dipping sauce.
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