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Vietnamese Meatballs (Xiu Mai) - delicious and hearty, this dish is super easy to make! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Vietnamese Meatballs (Xiu Mai)

This recipe for Vietnamese Meatballs (Xiu Mai) is a pure comfort-food dish. The tender pork meatballs are flavorful and have delicious crunch from the jicama. Cooked in a homemade tomato sauce, these hearty meatballs are absolutely mouth-watering. Super-versatile, the meatballs can be enjoyed for breakfast, as a small meal or an appetizer. Serve the Vietnamese […]

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These tasty Vietnamese beef meatballs can be served as an appetizer with a dipping sauce or added to soups, noodles soups, stir frys and more!

Beef Meatballs (Bo Vien)

If this is your first time trying these Vietnamese meatballs you may be surprised by the consistency.  They are not soft like American or Italian meatballs.  On the contrary, they are springy and sometimes described as “rubbery”–but in a good way.  There’s a specific Vietnamese word “dai” to describe the consistency of these beef meatballs.  […]

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Stuffed Bitter Melon Soup (Canh Kho Qua)

In Vietnamese cuisine, bitterness is not a bad thing but a fundamental food taste.  And so, many Vietnamese dishes incorporate certain vegetables or herbs with a distinct bitter taste.  This hearty soup celebrates bitterness! It is made by coring bitter melon and stuffing it with a ground meat/shrimp filling and then cooking into a tasty soup.  If you […]

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Serve these delicious Vietnamese meatballs with some hot and crusty bread for a quick meal.

Simple Crock Pot Vietnamese Meatballs (Xiu Mai)

I love the simplicity of Crock Pot cooking and so decided to take one of my favorite Viet dishes for a little recipe re-do. These meatballs are delicious and so easy to make with a slow cooker. You can’t go wrong with Crock Pot cooking; it’s super forgiving! Even if you cook the meatballs a bit longer than […]

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