Thai Pork and Pineapple (Ma Ho)





"Ma Ho" means "galloping horses."

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 pound lean ground pork
1 or 2 jalapeņo peppers, minced
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 tablespoon fish sauce
1/4 cup dry roasted peanuts, chopped
2 tablespoons snipped fresh cilantro
1 small pineapple
   Snipped fresh cilantro

Heat oil in wok or 10-inch skillet until hot.

 Stir-fry garlic until light brown. Add pork; stir-fry until brown, 6 to 8 minutes.

Spoon off fat. Add peppers, sugar and fish sauce; stir-fry 2 minutes.

Add peanuts and 2 tablespoons cilantro; stir-fry 1 minute.

Spoon pork mixture on pineapple.

Sprinkle with cilantro.