heo quay

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

heo ‎(pig) +‎ quay ‎(spin) So named because the pig is spun while roasted.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

heo quay

  1. spit roast pig

Usage notes[edit]

Not to be confused with roast pork, which has a different marinade. Normally, roast pig is cooked as a whole, while roast pork only uses the tenderloin.