A concern for healthy nutrition and a fondness for khao ka moo (Chinese stewed pork leg with rice) are tendencies so strongly opposed to each other that there is no hope of reconciling them. The best way around it, if you run into some irresistible khao ka moo at mealtime, is to vow that if you eat some now, you won't go near it again for a month.
NAUGHTY, BUT NICE: ‘Khao ka moo’ may be delicious, but it’s not a nutritious option.
Another way to put yourself at ease might be to eat raw garlic and bird's eye chillies together with the pork, if you subscribe to the belief that these vegetables can stop cholesterol from clogging your arteries.
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