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Vietnamese Pork Paste Recipe | Giò Sống

Course Main Course, Side Dish


  • 2 lbs Ground Pork
  • 3 tsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 2 tsp Mushroom Seasoning
  • 6 TBSP Cold Water
  • 2.5 TBSP Fish Sauce
  • 4 TBSP Vegetable Oil


  • Combine all ingredients.
  • Add to ground pork and massage them into the meat.
  • Divide meat in 2 X gallon size freezer bags.
  • Flatten the meat out in the bag and put in the freezer for 2-3 hours.
  • Once meat is very cold (but not frozen), add to standing mixer. Do it 1 lbs at a time.
  • Process meat at low speed for 1 minutes.
  • Process meat at medium speed for 3-4 minutes.
  • Process meat at high speed for another 3-4 minutes or until desired texture and consistency.


Fun Fact:

When is Bánh Dày usually served?
It’s a traditional New Year snack.
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