Com Huong Giang

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Technique: Stir-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 3 cups - cooked rice
  • 1 tbsp - dried shrimp
  • 1 tbsp - roasted sesame seeds
  • 1 stalk - fresh lemon grass
  • 2 shallots - sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves - minced
  • 2 tbsp - sugar
  • 2 fresh chillies
  • 4 tbsp - vegetable oil
  • 2 spring onions - sliced
  • 1 small - onion
  • 2 tbsp - broth or water
  • 2 tbsp - Nuoc Mam (Vietnamese fish sauce)
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Coriander sprigs

How to Make Com Huong Giang

  • Fluff the rice to separate the grains. Set aside.
  • Soak dried shrimp in hot water for 30 minutes and drain.
  • Remove outer leaves from lemon grass, trim, and mince.
  • Grind together shrimp, lemon grass, shallots, garlic, sugar and .
  • Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a skillet.
  • Add the spring onions and saute for a minute. Then add lemon grass and dried shrimp mixture, and stir-fry for 5 minutes over high heat. Keep aside.
  • Pour the remaining 2 tbsps of oil into it. Add the onions and rice and stir-fry for 5 minutes
  • Stir in the broth, fish sauce and black pepper to taste.
  • Add lemon grass and shrimp mixture and the toasted sesame seeds
  • Stir to combine well, then transfer to a heated platter
  • Sprinkle with additional black pepper and garnish with the coriander springs.