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Vietnamese Pork and Riced Broccoli Bowls
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Quick Vietnamese Pork and Riced Broccoli Bowl

This Quick Vietnamese Pork and Riced Broccoli Bowl is the answer to that ever recurring problem of what's for dinner tonight. They come together in just thirty minutes (less if you have some riced broccoli stored in the freezer), are delicious and satisfying, and make absolutely fantastic leftovers for lunch the next day.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 382kcal


  • ½ cup warm water
  • 2 tablespoon coconut sugar
  • ½ cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 lb riced broccoli (see notes for link on how to DIY)
  • 2 tablespoon avocado oil, divided
  • 1 lb pork tenderloin, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced
  • ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • ¼ cup shallots, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup red bell peppers, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup carrot, thinly sliced or grated
  • 1 cup english cucumber, diced
  • ½ cup roasted unsalted peanuts, roughly chopped


  • Combine the water and coconut sugar in a bowl; stir until the sugar dissolves. Add in the lime juice, apple cider vinegar and fish sauced. Mix and set aside
    ½ cup warm water, 2 tablespoon coconut sugar, ½ cup fresh lime juice, 2 tablespoon apple cider vinegar, 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of the avocado oil in a large nonstick skillet over med-high heat. Add in the broccoli rice and a pinch of salt. Cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 5 minutes. Remove from the skillet and cover to keep warm.
    1 lb riced broccoli
  • Add to the skillet the remaining 1 tablespoon avocado oil and the pork. Cook over med-high heat, about 4 minutes. Stir in the garlic, ginger and a pinch of salt. Cook for one minute.
    2 tablespoon avocado oil,, 1 lb pork tenderloin,, 2 tablespoon garlic,, 1 tablespoon fresh ginger,
  • Remove from heat and stir in the herbs, shallot and ½ cup of the reserved sauce.
    ¼ cup fresh mint,, ¼ cup fresh cilantro,, ¼ cup shallots,
  • To serve: divide the broccoli rice between 4 bowls, top with equal measures of the pork mixture, followed by some of the red bell peppers, carrots, cucumber and peanuts. Serve with the remaining sauce if needed.
    1 cup red bell peppers,, 1 cup carrot,, 1 cup english cucumber,, ½ cup roasted unsalted peanuts,


To make your own broccoli rice pop over here: What is Riced Broccoli and How to Prepare it.


Calories: 382kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 39.3g | Fat: 14.6g | Saturated Fat: 2.9g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 471mg | Fiber: 6.4g | Sugar: 11.6g