Guide to Vietnamese Food and Dining

Recipes

Recipe for Spicy Noodle Salad

Recipe for Spicy Noodle Salad

Overview ¬†Ingredients 2 medium carrots, peeled 1 cucumber, peeled 2 shallots 4 oz beans sprouts 3 red chillies, seeded & finely sliced 7 oz rice vermicilli noodles 6 tablespoons Nuoc Cham 1 small bunch coriander 1 small bunch mint Directions Deseed the cucumber and cut […]

Recipe for Jackfruit salad

Recipe for Jackfruit salad

Overview This is a refreshing, tangy salad. Ingredients 2 8-ounces cans of boiled young jackfruit 8 medium shelled deveined shrimp 1/4 pound of lean pork 2 cloves of garlic crushed and minced pinch of black pepper 1/3 teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon of sugar 1 […]

Recipe for Green papaya salad

Recipe for Green papaya salad

Overview Ingredients 1 medium green papaya (about 2 pounds) 1/2 pound of loin end of pork (boneless) 1/2 pound of shelled, deveined shrimp 3 teaspoons of chopped coriander 3 tablespoons of chopped Asian basil 1/2 cup of chopped roasted peanuts Fish sauce dip for dressing […]

Recipe for Peanut dipping sauce

Recipe for Peanut dipping sauce

Overview submitted by Editor Ingredients 3 tablebspoons of sugar 3 tablespoons of fermented soy bean sauce smashed (or fermented soy bean paste) 4 tablespoons of water 1 fresh hot red chili pepper minced (optional) 3 tablespoons of roasted peanuts crushed Directions Mix all ingredients together. […]

Recipe for Dipping Fish Sauce

Recipe for Dipping Fish Sauce

Overview Nuoc Mam Cham is used on a wide variety of Vitnamese dishes. Rolls are dipped in it and it is drizzled on rice noodle (vermicelli) dishes. Ingredients 1 cup of water 4 tablespoons of rice vinegar 4 tablespoons of sugar 5 tablespoons of fish […]

Recipe for Banana cooked in coconut

Recipe for Banana cooked in coconut

Overview A Southern Vietnam favorite. Serves about 8. Ingredients 6 firm but ripe, peeled bananas 1 cup canned or fresh coconut milk 2 cups water 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup of small pearl tapioca (soak tapioca in water overnight) 1/2 cup of sweet potato or […]

Recipe for Tamarind Shrimp Soup

Recipe for Tamarind Shrimp Soup

Overview This soup is fairly sweet and it needs to be served immediately after making it. submitted by Editor Ingredients 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil 1 lb of shrimp 1 lb of tomato (cut into wedges) 3 cloves of garlic, chopped 5 cups of water […]

Recipe for Chicken Pho

Recipe for Chicken Pho

Overview Serves 4 to 6. Ingredients 2 oz rice noodles small peice of ginger root 1 clove garlic, crushed 4 spring onions, chopped 3 tbsps fish sauce 1 stalk lemon grass, chopped 3 pts light chicken stock 4 oz raw chicken, sliced in strips 1 […]