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Tofu in Black Bean Sauce (Dau Hu Sot Tuong Den) - Make in 30 minutes or less! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Tofu in Black Bean Sauce (Dau Hu Sot Tuong Den)

This Tofu in Black Bean Sauce recipe is a vegetarian dish that is flavorful, healthy and easy to make. Soft tofu is cooked in a savory and spicy black bean sauce to make a tantalizing dish that is simple yet satisfying. Learn the trick for making tofu silky. This quick method takes just a few […]

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Stuffed Tomatoes (Ca Chua Nhoi Thit) - meat-filled tomatoes in a hearty sauce

Stuffed Tomatoes (Ca Chua Nhoi Thit)

In this scrumptious Stuffed Tomatoes dish, juicy ripe tomatoes are filled with lightly seasoned ground pork and cooked in a zesty sauce. The best part about this dish: you make it using a single skillet. How’s that for one pot cooking?! Easy to prep and cook, you can enjoy a healthy and hearty dish in […]

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Essential Vietnamese Lunar New Year Dish: Square Sticky Rice and Mung Bean Cakes (Banh Chung) | recipe from runawayrice.com

Square Sticky Rice and Mung Bean Cakes (Banh Chung)

Vietnamese Lunar New Year wouldn’t be complete without these savory cakes made of a mung bean and pork filling encased in sticky rice. Often wrapped in banana leaves and artfully tied with colorful string, these hearty cakes have a distinct square shape and festive appeal. The banana leaves impart a wonderful aroma and lovely color to the […]

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Asian-Style Stuffed Cornish Game Hens: Sweet, Savory and Flavorful! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Asian-Style Stuffed Cornish Game Hens

Tasty Cornish game hens are marinated with a sweet and savory Asian sauce, stuffed with a bean thread noodle, pork and vegetable medley and then roasted to juicy perfection in this mouth-watering dish. Say “Goodbye” to plain and boring chicken and “Hello” to this scrumptious dish bursting with Asian flavors and eye-popping appeal. This easy-to-make dish is […]

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Crab and Salted Eggs Meatloaf (Cha Cua Trung Muoi)

Crab and Salted Egg Yolks Meatloaf (Cha Cua Trung Muoi)

Savory and delicious, this dish has all the bold flavors we love–tender crab, briny eggs, springy noodles and vegetables plus it’s a cinch to make with this no-fail recipe. What can be better than a hearty meatloaf dish for those busy nights when you need a hot and tasty dish that is easy to prepare and cook? Steaming the […]

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5-Spice Beef and Broccoli-Simply amazing and healthy!

5-Spice Beef and Broccoli

This stir-fry with crunchy broccoli and tender marinated beef is a scrumptious dish that beats any restaurant version. The recipe is simple, healthy and you can make this dish in less time than it takes to order take-out. Just some fresh ingredients and pantry staples are all that’s needed to whip up this amazing dish. Give it a try! Notes on the […]

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Vegetarian's Delight--The BEST Vietnamese-style Vegetable Curry recipe! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Vegetable Curry (Ca Ri Chay)

Vegetarian’s Delight! This Vietnamese-style curry is loaded with hearty vegetables–potatoes, sweet potatoes, carrots, celery, red bell pepper and onions and cooked in a savory sauce infused with flavorful curry spices, aromatic lemongrass and creamy coconut milk. Perfectly balanced, it’s not overly rich or heavy. Whether you’re a vegetarian or just looking for a meat-free meal, this […]

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Vegetarian's Delight: Braised Tofu and Mushrooms | recipe from runwayrice.com

Braised Tofu and Mushrooms (Dau Hu Kho Nam)

Healthy eating is made easy with this delicious dish of pan-fried tofu cooked in a light and savory sauce. The firm tofu and assorted fresh mushrooms are full of flavor and texture making this dish really hearty and satisfying. Whether you’re a strict vegetarian or like to enjoy an occasional meat-free meal, this is a recipe […]

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Steamed Pork Roll also called Vietnamese Ham is a popular food served during Lunar Lunar Year | recipe from runawayrice.com

Steamed Pork Roll (Cha Lua/Gio Lua)

Steamed Pork Roll is a mildly-seasoned, finely-ground pork wrapped in aromatic banana leaves and then steamed to perfection.  Also known as Vietnamese Ham, it’s a popular ingredient in sandwiches and many Asian dishes.  This easy, no-fail recipe shares all the tips and tricks for making this successfully at home.  No more buying at the store where the quality […]

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Hearty Vietnamese Fish Soup with Fresh Dill--one of the easiest soups to make!

Fish Soup with Dill (Canh Ca Thi La)

This delicious soup is all about the goodness of using fresh ingredients.  Loaded with chunks of fish, carrots, Daikon radish, tomatoes and fragrant fresh dill, it’s a simple dish you can put together very quickly.  If you’re looking for a new and unique soup your family will love, this is the recipe to try!  The carrots and Daikon radish are a natural sweetener for […]

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