Com Tam

Com Tam Recipe

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About Com Tam Recipe:

Com tam is a popular Vietnamese dish made of grilled meat (typically pork) and grilled shrimp served over broken rice (cheaper grade of rice) with vegetables and steamed egg and the Vietnamese fish sauce (nuoc mam).

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Ingredients for Com Tam Recipe

  • As required For the pork chop
  • 2 piece pork chop abt 500g
  • 1 tablespoon lemongrass
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 3 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • As required For the meatloaf
  • 40 gram bean thread soaked in warm water and chopped
  • 1/2 cup dried wood ear mushrooms 20g, soaked 15 mins in hot water and finely chopped
  • 4 Eggs
  • 200 gram minced pork
  • 3 tablespoon shallots finely crushed /minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • As required Others
  • 3 cup broken rice
  • 1 medium tomato
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1/2 cup matchstick carrot
  • 1/4 cup scallion oil
  • 151g Fat(19.31%)
  • 108g Protein(13.83%)
  • 495g Carbs(63.34%)
  • 25g Fiber(3.14%)
  • Other(0.37%)
Current Totals
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  • Carbs
  • Protein
  • Fiber
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Vitamins & Minerals
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
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  • Vitamin B3
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  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
  • Copper
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment


How to Make Com Tam Recipe


Wash the broken rice many times till the water becomes clear. (if you cannot notice broken rice, wash and soak traditional rice in water for one hour. Then rub together with your hands to interrupt the rice.


Add boiling predicament to barely cowl the rice and press to cook in a very rice cooking utensil.


To make the grilled pork chop, in a very giant bowl, mix the minced lemongrass, garlic, soy sauce, fish sauce, honey, and oil. Mix well.


Rub the marinade on each side of the pork chop and put aside for many hours or longer within the electric refrigerator.

step 5


Preheat the kitchen appliance to 190°c (375°f). Line the baking receptacle with foil and bake the pork chops for a quarter-hour, then flip them over and bake for an additional quarter-hour. You will be able to conjointly grill on charcoal or fry them.


The preparation time would possibly vary betting on the thickness of the pork chop.


To make the meatloaf, crack four eggs in a very bowl, separate two yolks in a very separate bowl.


Beat the eggs and add the sliced bean threads, and minced wood ear mushroom, shallots, and meat. Season to style with salt, pepper, fish sauce, and oil. Combine it well.


Line an sq. Mold/container with food wrapper. Add the meat mixture and steam for a half-hour. Then open the lid and unfold the reserved egg yolks on the surface of the meat loaf.


Steam for an additional five minutes, uncovered, to realize a good looking meat loaf with a yellow surface


To assemble the dish, fluff the roasted broken rice and compress in a very bowl. Then flip it the wrong way up on a plate so it will embark in nice form. Add cucumber and tomato slices, pork chop, preserved japanese radish, and carrots. High the rice and pork chop with some scallion oil. Serve with a bowl of vietnamese dipping fish sauce.