I am unsure how many times I have shared Thai street food recipes with you, but I am sure I haven’t yet shared this popular savoury appetiser named ‘Sakoo Sai Moo’ – Charinya Ruecha of @charinyas_kitchen
fried garlic. The dish is a popular snack in Thailand and found at street stalls and in markets.
- 200g pearl tapioca
- Water to wash and cover
- For the filling
- 10g. Coriander roots
- 20g Garlic
- 10g White pepper
- 200 g mince pork
- 200g sweet pickled radish
- 150g crushed roasted peanuts (unsalted)
- ½ cup chopped shallot
- 150 g palm sugar
- 1 tbsp soy sauce
For Fried garlic
- 50 g Garlic
- ½ cup of oil
- Fried garlic
- Red chillies
- Fresh cilantro
For Fried garlic
1. Making fried garlic by pound garlic and fry in oil until brown. Set aside.
For the filling
2. In a mortar and pestle grind together the garlic, white peppercorns and coriander root or
stems until they form a paste.
3. Heat the oil in a wok over medium heat and add the paste from step 2. Stir for a few
minutes until fragrant.
4. Add onion and cook until soft.
5. Add pork mince and stir until 80% cooked
6. Add sweet pickled radish and mix well.
7. Add palm sugar and soy sauce.
8. Add crushed peanuts and stir.
9. Remove from heat and leave the filling to cool down then shape into a small ball.
For the pearl tapioca
10. Wash soak in water for 20 mins. and drain.
11. Wrap the filling with soaked sago. Work very gently and try not to massage the sago or
will end up with chewy balls.
12. Steam the balls for 8 minutes and place in a plate coated with oil to prevent the balls
sticking to each other.
13. Serve with lettuce, chilli, coriander and top with fried garlic.