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Leng Saeb

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  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 2 hours 15 mins
  • Total Time: 2 hours 30 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Thai


Savory Thai Street food with succulent pork bones, a spicy kick, and rich flavours.


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Pork Stock

Leng Saeb Broth

  • 2 cups pork stock
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 3 tbsp lime juice or lemon
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 3 tbsp garlic, minced
  • 4 birds-eye chilies, chopped
  • 2/3 cup chopped cilantro


Pork Stock

  1. In a large stockpot, add pork bones and cover with water. Stir in light soy sauce and fish sauce, then bring to a simmer.
  2. Simmer for 30 minutes or until scum forms on the surface. Skim off the scum and discard.
  3. Add onions, garlic, and peppercorns, then simmer for another 1 1/2 hours or until the meat is fork tender. Add water as needed.

Leng Saeb Broth

  1. Take 2 cups of the pork stock and bring it to a boil in a small pot.
  2. Turn off the heat, then immediately add garlic and chilies.
  3. Season with sugar, fish sauce, and lime juice/lemon juice. Adjust with more fish sauce if necessary.
  4. Stir in cilantro.

To Serve

  1. Arrange pork bones on a platter.
  2. Ladle the seasoned broth over the pork, letting garlic and chilies rest on the bones.
  3. Serve with jasmine rice.