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How To Make French Cambodian Pork Terrine Sandwich At Home Recipe

Updated on February 9, 2015

Serves: 3

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cooking Time: 2 1/2 hours

When 2 Worlds Come Together...

This recipe comes from Cambodia, Southeast Asia and is influenced by the French during the French Colonial Period. This recipe includes French Baguette (a French Bread).

The Cambodian People have a knack for using whatever is available and they often take ideas from their neighbors and make their own version of a dish. This is one of those times. This sandwich is delicious, easy to make and will be enjoyed by your friends and family! Serve this at your next Super Bowl Party and you will be a star!

This article will be broken into 4 Sections:

  1. Main Ingredients
  2. Pickled Vegetables Recipe (*Click link for recipe)
  3. Pork Terrine Ingredients
  4. Recipe and Directions

Let's have a look at the Main Ingredients:

Main Ingredients

How To Prepare
French Baguette
Pickled Vegetables**
**See Recipe Link Above for instructions
1 Whole
Peeled, Halved and cut into Strips
Coriander (Cilantro) Leaves
1 Bunch
Rinse and allow to air-dry
Small Pot
For boiling/simmering Pork
Food Processor
Casserole Dish or Mold
For Baking

Let's have a look at the Ingredients for the Terrine:

Terrine Ingredients

How To Prepare
Pork Rind
7 oz (200 g)
Sliced Finely
Pork Tenderloin
1 lb (500 g)
Pork Shoulder
10 oz (300 g)
Pork Liver
7 oz (200 g)
Garlic Cloves
4 Whole
6 Stalks
Remove the root end and the top 1/3 of each stalk. Wash the stalks. Peel off the tough outer-layers and use the inner tender white stalk
Sesame Seeds
2 1/2 teaspoons
Fish Sauce
2 tablespoons
2 1/2 teaspoons
1 tablespoon

Pork Terrine Sandwich Recipe

  • To make the Terrine, bring a Small Pot of Water to a boil.
  • Once water is boiling, add the Pork Rind and Simmer for 1 Hour.
  • Preheat the oven to 365 F (180 C)
  • Combine all ingredients for the Pork Terrine in a Food Processor and Pulse until mixed uniformly.
  • Pour the mixture into a Casserole Dish or Mold (Dish should not be more than 2/3 full).
  • Bake for 1 1/2 hours.
  • When finished, carefully remove the dish from the oven and set aside to cool.
  • Once cooled, slice into thin pieces.

Assembling The Sandwich

  • Cut Baguette into three pieces.
  • Slice each piece in half, lengthwise.
  • Fill the slices of bread with the Pork Terrine Slices, Pickled Vegetables, Cucumber Strips and Coriander (Cilantro) Leaves.
  • Serve Immediately!

That's it!

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    • J.S.Matthew profile imageAUTHOR

      JS Matthew 

      6 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      Hello AnnNoE! This sandwich makes a great super bowl dish! I don't know if you happened to see it, but check out my Hub on how to throw the Best Super Bowl Party! It's full of recipes just like this! It's also a video Hub:

      I appreciate your comment! Thanks for stopping by and I hope you enjoy the recipes!


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      6 years ago from Roswell, New Mexico

      Should have tried this for Super Bowl Sunday, sorry I missed it, it sounds good.

    • J.S.Matthew profile imageAUTHOR

      JS Matthew 

      6 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      @tillsontitan: This is very easy to make! It's also relatively healthy too. Thanks for stopping by and I appreciate your comment and for SHARING!


    • J.S.Matthew profile imageAUTHOR

      JS Matthew 

      6 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      @Brett: I bet they bread is very similar! The French have a way of spreading their bread all over the world. I appreciate your comment and thanks for SHARING!


    • J.S.Matthew profile imageAUTHOR

      JS Matthew 

      6 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      @Trsmd: You are right! Next time I make this I will take pictures and post! Thanks!


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      Mary Craig 

      6 years ago from New York

      Not only sounds good but easy to make. So much more pork being eaten today as it is lean and on sale a lot. Great job! Voted up. Thanks for SHARING.

    • Brett.Tesol profile image

      Brett Caulton 

      6 years ago from Asia

      Sounds good! If it is anything like the French bread sandwiches I had in Laos it will be great and very filling. I'll pop back when i'm not on the mobile, but for now it's been SHARED :-).

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      6 years ago from India

      The taste of this recipe is missing because you have not added any images..anyhow nice recipe..Thanks for SHARING:)

    • J.S.Matthew profile imageAUTHOR

      JS Matthew 

      6 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      I appreciate you bookmarking and commenting Deborah Brooks! Thanks for stopping by!


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      Deborah Brooks Langford 

      6 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      I am bookmarking this..thanks for posting...

    • J.S.Matthew profile imageAUTHOR

      JS Matthew 

      6 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      Hello Haunty! This sandwich is very delicious. I find that the ingredients are easy to find if you know where to look. I hope you enjoy it! Thanks for stopping by!


    • J.S.Matthew profile imageAUTHOR

      JS Matthew 

      6 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      I appreciate that alocsin! It has been an incredible day so far! I can barely keep up with all the comments! Thank you for your support! My traffic has nearly tripled today because of Hubbers like you! Thank you!


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      6 years ago from Hungary

      Time to try this French Cambodian pork terrine sandwich. Thanks for the recipe, it's nice to know that you can make this from ingredients that are available no matter where in the world you are.

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      Aurelio Locsin 

      6 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Sounds delicious. Voting this Up and Interesting. I'll be pimping this one for your birthday since it has no comments but my on. Let me know if the impressions improve.


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