Season prawns and pork slices with salt and seasoning powder. Heat cooking oil in a wok. Add garlic and stir-fry until fragrant.
Add prawns and pork pieces and sauté for 5 minutes or until just cooked. Then, add seasoning ingredients and sauté for a few minutes more.
When liquid is much reduced, remove from heat and transfer to a serving plate. Serve with cucumber slices on the side.with lettuce leaves, spring onion and carrot. Serve with lemon wedges.
Plain steamed rice best brings out the tastes and textures of this richly flavourful dish.
Recipe from Step by Step Cooking: Vietnamese - Delightful Ideas for Everyday Meals, By Nguyen Thanh Diep, Published by Marshall Cavendish International. Click here to buy the book.
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