Grilled Pork with Sticky Rice


Grilled Pork with Sticky Rice

Moo Ping can be found in every market and on every street corner in Thailand. These quick, cheap snacks are packed full of flavor and super easy to prepare. They cook quickly, so they’re perfect for a barbecue where you’ve got a lot of hungry mouths to feed, and I promise you they make a great alternative 
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Marinate 3 hours
Total Time 1 hour
Course Main Course
Cuisine Thai
Servings 2
Calories 1076 kcal


  • 21 Oz Pork Shoulder Slice 1/2 Centimeter
  • 1/2 Cup Evaporated milk
  • 1/4 Cup Coconut milk
  • 1/8 Cup Soy sauce
  • 1/8 Cup Maggi sauce
  • 1/4 Cup Oil
  • 1/2 Tsp Sweet soy sauce
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 4.5 Oz Palm sugar
  • 0.4 Oz Cilantro leaves and stems finely chopped
  • 0.7 Oz Garlic Cloves
  • 0.1 Oz Black pepper
  • 17 Pieces Bamboo Skewers


  • 2 Cup Cooked Sticky Rice


  • Soaked bamboo skewers in water to stop them burning
  • The best cut of pork, in my opinion, is pork butt or pork shoulder with its excellent composition of lean meat, fat, and muscle. Please don’t use a lean cut for that will most definitely prevent you from achieving the kind of grilled pork found at respectable Mu Ping stalls in Thailand. Don’t use pork belly either; it’s too tough when cooked this way.
  • In a mortar add garlic, cilantro and black pepper
  • Grind together into a paste
  • Add evaporated milk, coconut milk, Palm sugar, soy sauce, maggi sauce, sweet soy sauce, salt, oil, salt and the paste.
  • Put the pork into a large bowl; mix well
  • Cover, and let marinate in the refrigerator for 3-4 hours.
  • Thread the pork onto the skewers
  • Grill over heat coals until slightly charred on the outside and cooked through on the inside. Brush the coconut milk on the pork occasionally while it’s on the grill.
  • Serve warm with sticky rice. I find the grilled pork marinated this way flavorful enough unadorned, but you can also serve it with dried chilli dipping sauce (Jaew) on the side.
Keyword Pork, Sticky rice

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