Moo Kra-Tiam Prik-Thai

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Moo Kra-Tiam Prik-Thai (literally, pork pan-fried with garlic and peppercorn)

This dish is another popular one dish meal and it is also known as a street vendor food in Thailand. Pork is the only kind of meat for this dish. Actually this dish is used a pan-frying or shear style for cooking as the meat touches the heat individually until parts of the meat are brown.

 Moo Kra-Tiam Prik-Thai is served with steamed rice, few slices of cucumber (and chopped fresh Thai chilli in fish sauce as a condiment) to complete a one dish meal.


300  g                    Pork loin, slice thin into 1 x 2 inches
2  cloves               Garlic, crushed
2  tsp                     Soy Sauce
1  tsp                     Potato Starch
1  tsp                     Sugar
¼ tsp                     Salt
¼ tsp                     Fresh Ground Pepper
3-4 tbsp                Vegetable Oil
1 plant                  Coriander or Green Onion, chopped.


  1. Marinate pork with soy sauce, potato starch, sugar and salt.
  2. Heat a steel wok at medium high, add 3 tbsp oil.
  3. When the wok is hot, add marinated pork and separate pork to touch the wok.
  4. Reduce the heat to be medium and pan-fry the pork until each piece and side of the pork cooked and some parts of pork brown.
  5. Add garlic. Stir-fry until garlic is cooked and add fresh ground peppercorn and mix well.
  6. Remove from heat. Garnish with chopped coriander and serve with steamed Jasmine rice and chopped fresh Thai chilli in fish sauce as a comdiment.