Thai ground pork in chili sauce

Classic Thai flavors are found in this simple ground pork and chili sauce recipe.

Thai ground pork in chili sauce

Taken from Vatcharin Bhumichitr’s ‘Gourmet thai in minutes’, this Thai ground pork recipe doesn’t take more than 15 minutes to prepare! Salty and sour with a hint of curry, this is a great sauce to pour over a hot bowl of rice.

Thai ground pork in chili sauce

bowl of thai pork in chili sauce
  • Prep Time: 7 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 people 1x
  • Category: Main
  • Cuisine: Thai, Pork


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves garlic (finely chopped)
  • 2 teaspoon red curry paste
  • 3 ouces ground pork ((about 1/2 cup))
  • 1 large tomato (finely chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar

Serve with:

  • rice


  1. In a wok or frying pan, heat the oil until a light haze appears. Add the garlic and fry until golden brown. Mix in the curry paste and cook together briefly. Add the pork and stir-fry until the meat loses its pink color.
  2. Add the tomato, stir, and cook for a few seconds. Add the fish sauce, lemon juice, and sugar.
  3. Stir together for 2 minutes to thoroughly blend the flavors. Scoop the mixture into a small bowl and serve with rice.


  • Calories: 379
  • Saturated Fat: 4
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