Sticky sweet chilli pork kofte recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 20 mins to prepare and 10 mins to cook
  • 265 calories / serving
  • Freezable
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Sticky sweet chilli pork kofte hero

In a large bowl, mix the pork, shallots, garlic, lemon grass, cornflour, herbs and fish sauce. Shape into approx 18-20 balls.

Thread onto large metal skewers (or individual wooden ones, soaked in water for 20 minutes to avoid burning). Barbecue or grill for 5-6 minutes, turning now and again until they are just cooked through.

Brush with 2tbsp of the chilli sauce and cook for a couple of minutes more until lightly caramelised.

Remove the skewers and serve each of the kofte in one of the Little Gem lettuce leaves, spooned over with a little more chilli sauce, plus extra for dipping, and scattered with the spring onion, chilli and coriander.

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  • Ingredients

  • 500g (1lb) minced pork
  • 2 large shallots, finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2tbsp finely chopped lemon grass
  • 1½tsp cornflour
  • 1tbsp finely chopped mint
  • 1tbsp finely chopped coriander
  • 4tbsp fish sauce
  • 4tbsp sweet chilli sauce, plus extra for dipping
  • 18-20 Little Gem leaves
  • 4 spring onions, sliced
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded, finely sliced
  • 2tbsp coriander leaves
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  • Energy 1112kj 265kcal 13%
  • Fat 13.2g 19%
  • Saturates 4.6g 23%
  • Sugars 9.2g 10%
  • Salt 1.2g 20%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 11g Protein 26.2g Fibre 1.5g

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