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Shredded Pork Skin Fresh Spring Rolls (Bi Cuon) - Refreshing Rice Paper Rolls! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Shredded Pork Skin Fresh Spring Rolls (Bi Cuon)

Shredded Pork Skin Fresh Springs Rolls (Bi Cuon) is a popular restaurant dish and with this easy recipe, you can make these wonderfully refreshing rice paper rolls at home. The shredded pork and pork skin is savory and so flavorful. Encased in delicate rice paper and loaded with abundant greens, herbs and springy rice noodle, […]

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Sticky Rice Dumplings (Banh It Tran) - filled with pork and mung bean, topped with fried onion, toasted shrimp flakes, served with pickles and fish sauce dipping sauce | recipe from runawayrice.com

Sticky Rice Dumplings (Banh It Tran)

Here’s an easy-to-follow recipe for Sticky Rice Dumplings (Banh It Tran), a popular Vietnamese savory dumpling often enjoyed as a snack or small bite. Vietnamese cuisine is replete with snack foods, small bites and casual eats and these savory dumplings are some of the heartiest and most addicting treats. The glutinous dumplings are filled with […]

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A vegetarian version of a Vietnamese Lemongrass Beef, this is meat-free and full of flavor. | recipe from runawayrice.com | recipe from runawayrice.com

Lemongrass Tofu and Rice Noodles (Bun Dau Hu Xao)

One of my all-time favorite dishes is Lemongrass Beef and Rice Noodles.  It is so refreshingly light and flavorful with the aromatic lemongrass, fresh greens and herbs and springy noodles.  When I decided to focus more on a vegetarian diet, this was one of the first dishes I revamped by substituting the beef for tofu.  Believe me, you won’t […]

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Savory Steamed Rice Cakes (Banh Beo) | recipe from runawayrice.com

Savory Steamed Rice Cakes (Banh Beo)

This classic Viet dish, Savory Steamed Rice Cakes (Banh Beo) topped with mung bean paste, toasted shrimp, and scallion oil is simply scrumptious. The cakes are delicate with a slightly chewy texture; the mashed mung bean is savory and creamy and the toasted shrimp is wonderfully crunchy. Served with the classic fish sauce dipping sauce and tangy pickles, it’s a party […]

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Delicious Savory Crepes Served with Fresh Herbs and Fish Sauce Dipping Sauce | recipe from runawayrice.com

Sizzling Savory Crepes (Banh Xeo)

It looks like an omelette but is often called a pancake or crepe.  “Banh” means cake and “Xeo” means sizzle–that’s the sound the batter makes when it’s poured into the hot skillet.  So “Sizzle Cake” is translated here to Sizzling Savory Crepes.   Whatever you call it,  these savory cakes made from a rice flour batter, filled with meat, […]

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Grilled Shrimp (Bun Cha Gio Tom Nuong)

Grilled Shrimp, Egg Rolls and Rice Vermicelli (Bun Cha Gio Tom Nuong)

Savory lemongrass grilled shrimp, crispy egg rolls on mounds of springy rice vermicelli and fresh greens–This is a favorite dish among those dining out mainly because it’s perceived as complicated with all of the different ingredients.  Yes, this dish requires a lot of ingredients and component recipes but it’s truly simple and consists of some very basic Viet recipes:  Rice Vermicelli, […]

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Grilled Pork Sandwich (Banh Mi Thit Nuong) | recipe from runawayrice.com

Grilled Pork Sandwich (Banh Mi Thit Nuong)

Vietnamese sandwiches are very mainstream these days with everyone calling them by their Viet name “Banh Mi”.  As with most sandwiches, the filling possibilities are endless.  This recipe for Grilled Pork Sandwich is my absolute favorite with the marinated, grilled pork tenderloin, homemade mayonnaise, creamy pate, fresh cilantro, cucumbers, jalapenos, and tangy carrot and Daikon pickles between crusty French […]

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