Thai style pulled pork baguette

Thai style pulled pork baguette
Wow! This Thai style pulled pork baguette will become the star of your casual bring a plate gatherings. Prepare the pork in advance so you're ready to serve anytime.

Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Total Time 8 hours 35 minutes
Course Dinner, Lunch
Servings 8 people


For the pork

  • 5 tbsp red curry paste
  • 2 pieces palm sugar
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 ½ tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 kg piece pork shoulder or leg, skin removed
  • ¼ cup Chantal Organics coconut milk

For the slaw

  • 3-4 cups cabbage, mix of green and red finely shredded
  • 1 cup mung bean sprouts
  • 1 large carrot grated
  • ½ cup Superb Herb mint leaves finely chopped

For the dressing

  • 1 ½ tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 piece palm sugar grated
  • 1 tsp fish sauce

For the pineapple and chilli salsa

  • ½ fresh pineapple cut in small cubes
  • 1 fresh red chilli deseeded and finely sliced
  • ¼ cup Superb Herb fresh coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 1 lime zest and juice
  • ¼ cup Superb Herb fresh mint finely chopped


  • Turn the slow cooker onto low.
  • Mix together 4 tbsp of the measured Thai red curry paste, palm sugar, lime juice and fish sauce. Spread over the surface of the pork.
  • Place the pork into the slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 7-8 hours.
  • Remove the pork and stand for 10 minutes while preparing the sauce.
  • Skim the fat from the remaining cooking liquor, this is best done by pouring the liquid into a jug. Stand to allow the fat to rise to the top.
  • Pour into a saucepan. Add the remaining tablespoon of curry paste. Stir and bring to the boil. Reduce by 1/3. Remove from the heat and stir in coconut milk.
  • Pull pork apart into small pieces and return to slow cooker. Pour over sauce and stir through to coat the pork.
  • To make the dressing, mix together all ingredients in a bowl and pour over the salad ingredients. Toss until well coated.
  • Fill baguettes with the warm pulled pork, Asian style slaw and pineapple salsa.
Keyword dairy free
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Very similar to the Vietnamese Banh Mi, baguettes make a great sandwich base and work with any flavour.

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