Yum, Gra-Pow Pork…

Mmmm, just tried my first attempt at Gra-Pow Pork, and it was great! I had to make some substitutions, I didn’t have any Thai chili peppers or Thai basil, so I used Serrano peppers, and regular basil.

See Ingredients after the cut…


  • Garlic (minced)
  • Thai Chili Pepper (chopped)
  • Pork (1 lbs, ground)
  • Soy Sauce (1 tbs)
  • Fish Sauce (1-2 tbs)
  • Sugar (2 tsp)
  • Onion (1/2, cut into strips)
  • Bell Pepper (1, orange/red, cut into strips)
  • Shallot (1, sliced)
  • Basil (hand full of leaves)
  • Chili Fish Sauce (see below)

Chili Fish Sauce

Combine the following in a jar or bowl, and let sit:

  • Thai chili peppers (1-2, chopped)
  • Shallot (1, chopped)
  • Garlic (1-3 cloves, chopped)
  • Fish Sauce (2 tbs)
  • Lime (1/4th, juice)


  • Heat up a wok.
  • Throw in the (vegetable oil), and heat it up.
  • Throw in the (garlic) and (chilies), cook till fragrant, garlic starts to brown.
  • Throw in (ground pork), cook until no more pink, boil off water.
  • Combine (Fish Sauce), (Soy Sauce), (Sugar), then toss in.
  • Stir/Fold.
  • Throw in (onion) and (bell pepper).
  • Stir/Fold.
  • Take off Heat.
  • Throw in (basil).
  • Fold everything together.
  • Serve over rice.
  • Serve Chili Fish Sauce to taste.
  • (optional) Fry up an egg with soft yolk in oil, and put over an individual serving.

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