Chicken Liver Pate Recipe & Video

Giò sinh sống or Vietnamese uncooked pork meat paste is the base lớn the traditional Vietnamese pork sausages (Chả Lụa or Giò Lụa) used in everything from the iconic bánh mì sandwich lớn the fan-favorite Bún trườn Huế noodle soup. You can also use this easy và versatile pork paste for meatballs, rice paper rolls, & more!

What is Vietnamese Pork Paste (Giò Sống)?

This Vietnamese raw pork paste is most commonly used lớn make giò lụa or Giò Lụa, a traditional đắm đuối or sausage you can spot in a lot of Vietnamese restaurants & households. Have you ever had an authentic bánh mỳ sandwich with delicate yet flavorful slices of đam mê inside? Those are made from Giò Sống!

But it doesn’t stop there. Vietnamese pork paste is also the key to many other Vietnamese dishes such as Bánh Mì & Bún bò Huế, which are staples of Vietnamese restaurants, và lesser known dishes such Bánh Dày – sticky rice cakes served during New Years – & Bánh Cuốn or steamed rice rolls.

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Once you know how lớn make your own homemade Giò Sống, you’ll be able lớn elevate your dishes & really bring out the authentic flavors of Vietnamese cuisine in the comfort of your own home.

How khổng lồ Make Vietnamese Pork Paste (Giò Sống)

It only takes seven ingredients & a few easy techniques khổng lồ make authentic Vietnamese pork paste.

To start, combine sugar, baking powder, corn starch, cold water, fish sauce, & vegetable oil in a bowl. địa chỉ cửa hàng this mixture to your ground pork and massage it into the meat until well-combined.

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Next, you’ll store the pork meat into freezer bags khổng lồ get them nice and chilled for the next step. To vì chưng this, divide the meat into two gallon-sized freezer bags, spreading it out evenly so the meat can cool quicker.

Keep them in the freezer for two hours, long enough lớn make the pork meat very cold without freezing. Make sure not lớn skip this step, because it prevents the fat from melting as you grind the meat and will help create a more even texture for the final product.

Once the meat is ready, địa chỉ it khổng lồ a food processor one pound at a time. Start by processing the meat at low tốc độ for 1 minute, then move up khổng lồ high tốc độ for 2-3 minutes. Now your Giò sống is ready!

What to bởi With Giò sinh sống or Chả Lụa

To make your Giò sinh sống into chả giò or Vietnamese sausage, wrap it tightly in banana leaves lớn create a cylinder shape then cook it vertically in boiling water. A large batch will usually take about an hour lớn cook.

From there, you can slice the sausage or say đắm and showroom it lớn a variety of Vietnamese dishes. The most popular choices are Bánh Mì & Bún bò Huế. Try adding it as a topping the next time you make pho và taste the difference!

I also use the uncooked pork paste in my Chạo Tôm or Vietnamese Fried Shrimp Paste recipe. It’s a fragrant & flavorful appetizer that’s sure khổng lồ be a family favorite.

For a simpler preparation, you can also pan-fry the slices khổng lồ make thân phụ Chien or Vietnamese Fried Ham. Serve it over rice with some Nước Chấm & enjoy!