Khao moo dang (barbecued red pork in sauce with rice) is a popular street food in Thailand among both Thais and tourists. This meal includes red pork grilled slide, Chinese sausage slide, boiled egg, and red gravy on top. Khao moo dang is high in nutrition and is inexpensive to purchase. When you visit Thailand, make sure to try the recipe.
Khao moo dang story
“Khao moo dang” originated in China as a food during the post-World War II period. At the time, any food had to be simple to prepare. Chinese had an appropriate recipe by adding crispy pork, red pork, and Chinese sausage to the rice. Furthermore, vegetables such as cucumbers are placed on the dish’s side to reduce the greasy flavor. The Chinese call red pork rice “Cha Siow Phan,” and crispy pork rice “Xiew Yok Phan,” but when it spreads to Thailand, a new recipe is developed. to increase the variety of flavors the red sauce recipe was inspired by Thai recipes and is a tasty combination of red pork, crispy pork, boiled egg, and Chinese sausage. The red pork sauce is poured over rice and other ingredients, imparting a sweet and salty flavor. Furthermore, it is served with pickled chili.
Nutrition information of Khao moo dang
Nutrition information: Pork is high in protein: 100 grams of pork contains 13.9 grams of protein, which helps to strengthen muscles and bones while also increasing red blood cells, which transport nutrients to body parts. According to Chinese medicine, the protein and fat found in pork help to keep the body warm.
Ingredients of Khao moo dang
Ingredients of Khao moo dang: 500 g marinated pork tenderloin, 50 g roughly crushed coriander roots, 30 g garlic cloves, 1 tbsp Chinese five-spice powder, 2 tbsp sugar, 2 tbsp soy sauce, 1 tbsp dark soy sauce, 1 tsp pepper, 1 tbsp food coloring (red).
Ingredients for the gravy: 1 12 cup pork bone soup, 4 tbsp. light soy sauce, 4 tbsp. brown sugar, 4 tbsp. roasted sesame, and 3 tbsp. cassava.