Larb Nua 1 pound ground beef 1 stalk lemongrass 2 cloves garlic 1 lime, juiced (or more) 3 Tbs Fish Sauce 1 tsp Chili Paste (more or less, to taste) 6-8 green onions, chopped 1/4 white onion, sliced handful of mint leaves *toasted and ground sticky rice *Toast sticky rice in a dry, hot skillet. When golden, remove and allow to cool. Grind in a mortar and pestle or in a blender. Brown ground beef, drain, return to skillet. Add all remaining ingredients except for toasted and ground sticky rice. Heat and stir for a few minutes. Serve over a bed of rice or on top of lettuce or cabbage. Variations: Larb Gai -- substitute ground chicken for ground beef Larb Moo -- substitute ground pork for ground beef Larb Ped -- substitute ground duck for ground beef Larb Pla Mueck -- substitute ground squid for ground beef Note that this is Atkins friendly and very quick to prepare and cook. Enjoy. ^c Wanna kill these ads? We can help!