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Shredded Pork Skin (Bi Heo) - One of the BEST Vietnamese Dishes! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Shredded Pork Skin (Bi Heo)

Shredded Pork Skin (Bi Heo) is a classic Vietnamese restaurant dish and with this easy recipe, you can make it at home. Thinly sliced pork skin and marinated pork are tossed with roasted rice powder and fried garlic to make a flavorful and aromatic dish. Serve the Shredded Pork Skin with other tasty dishes like […]

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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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Check out the recipe and learn the tricks for making this look like pork.

Mock Roast Pork/Seitan Roast Pork (Mi Can Xa Xiu)

I love seitan and have touted its versatility as a tasty meat substitute in earlier posts.  I’ve shared the basic seitan recipe and the one below is essentially the same except for two things:  1) we add soy sauce to the water to give it color and saltiness 2) we use a bit more baking powder to give it a […]

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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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Pan-Fried Seitan (Mock Meat) (Mi Can Chien) - Healthy and Easy To Make | recipe from runawayrice.com

Seitan: Mock Meat (Mi Can)

If you’re on the quest for vegetarian options, you may be interested in trying Seitan, a meat alternative made from wheat gluten.  Seitan isn’t new; it’s been around for over two thousand years with origins in China.  With its mild taste, chewy texture and high protein content, it’s a great substitute for meat.  Like tofu, it’s really easy to […]

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Shrimp and Yam Toast (Banh Mi Chien Tom)

Shrimp and Yam Toast (Banh Mi Chien Tom)

I love deep-fried foods just as much as everyone else but I resist making most dishes at home mainly for health reasons.  And so, I am always altering recipes that require deep frying for healthier cooking options.  I’ve found that pan-cooking works in most cases and this dish is a great recipe redo.  The traditional Vietnamese fritters recipe does […]

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Tofu in Tomato Sauce (Dau Hu Sot Ca) - Just Like Mom's Recipe | runawayrice.com

Tofu in Tomato Sauce (Dau Hu Sot Ca)

This Tofu in Tomato Sauce (Dau Hu Sot Ca) recipe is one of my favorite childhood dishes.  The hearty tofu is cooked in a tangy and slightly sweet tomato sauce and it is pure comfort food.  The tofu is commonly deep-fried in this recipe.  However, my Mom, in all of her wisdom, minimized the deep-frying and […]

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Vegetarian Cabbage Slaw (Goi Chay) - Delicious and Crispy Asian Salad | recipe from runawayrice.com

Vegetarian Cabbage Slaw (Goi Chay)

This Vegetarian Cabbage Slaw (Goi Chay) is the meat-free version of the popular Vietnamese Chicken Cabbage Salad.  I make it using pan-cooked (not fried!) tofu.  It’s a quick and delicious salad I make often for potlucks and casual get-togethers. Don’t skimp on the herbs–it’s what makes this salad so fragrant and refreshing! Watch the video […]

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Viet Grilled Cheese Sandwich - Fusion Flavor Twist! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Viet Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Is there such a thing as a Vietnamese Grilled Cheese Sandwich?  Well, maybe not officially…but I love bread, cheese and pate so why not put them together!  I always seem to have leftover baguette and pate from making sandwiches and who doesn’t love The Laughing Cow Cheese?  (The picture of this happy cow with his own cheese for earrings makes me […]

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