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Vietnamese-Style “Meat Chips”


For the Marinade

1 bunch cilantro

1 bunch green onions

2 serrano peppers

¼ cup fish sauce

¼ cup lime juice

4 garlic cloves

½ wheel of palm sugar or ¼ cup sugar

For the "Meat Chips"

3 pounds of ⅜-inch cross-cut short ribs

1 head red leaf lettuce, leaves torn into small pieces

1 large tomato, sliced

1 cucumber, sliced


  1. Blend all marinade ingredients together, pour over short ribs, and allow to marinate for 6 hours.
  2. On a hot grill, quickly char short ribs on both sides. Serve over lettuce with tomato and cucumber.
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