(WTNH) - Chef Sherry Swanson is in the kitchen making a Thai dish.
Ma Ho (Galloping Horses)
3 Tbsp vegetable oil
6 cloves garlic; crushed and minced
1 pound ground chicken or pork
1 cup peanuts; crushed
1/4 cup fresh cilantro; chopped
2 Tbsp fish sauce
6 Tbsp brown or palm sugar
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes; optional
pineapple wedges or segmented oranges
1 head lettuce; crisp or endive spears
Heat oil in a wok or large fry pan over med-high heat. Add garlic and cilantro, fry until browned.
Add peanuts, fish sauce, red pepper flakes, and sugar. Mix together and add chicken or pork, cook
until the meat turns very dark brown and dry. Set aside.
Peel and cut pineapple into small wedges or peel and segment oranges. Use a lettuce leaves or endive
spears as cups, fill each one with some of the meat, a pineapple wedge or orange segment, chopped
nuts and fresh cilantro. Serve warm or at room temperature.
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