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Rare Beef in Lime Juice Salad (Bo Tai Chanh), recipe from runawayrice.com

Rare Beef in Lime Juice Salad (Bo Tai Chanh)

Flavorful and refreshing, this tasty Rare Beef in Lime Juice Salad is the perfect nom nom food. The minimally cooked beef is tender and succulent. The lime juice is fresh and distinct but not at all overwhelming and the fragrant assorted herbs are what pulls this entire dish together. Serve atop sesame rice crackers, rice chips or tortilla chips, this dish makes one amazing appetizer! Enjoy! Notes on the Recipe, […]

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Vietnamese Egg Rolls made with Pork, Shrimp, Carrots, Taro Root and Noodles -- the recipe is everyone's favorite! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Egg Rolls (Cha Gio/Nem Ran)

This is my Mom’s recipe and I have to say, these egg rolls are the best I’ve tasted.  (Thanks Mom!)  I like the balance of meat–pork and shrimp, and vegetables in the filling.  This recipe uses carrots which is quite common.  The taro root is a differentiating ingredient and adds a nice mealy texture to […]

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Chicken Liver Pate | recipe from runawayrice.com

Chicken Liver Pate (Pate Gan Ga)

Not sure if you’ve had or even like pate?  If you’ve had a Vietnamese sandwich (banh mi) chances are you’ve eaten this delicious spread.  Typically made of liver, it’s combined with fresh herbs and spices and then whipped into a creamy spreadable paste.  Yes, it makes an amazing condiment for sandwiches (Check out the recipe for Grilled […]

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Baby Clams and Basil Appetizer (Hen Xao)

This savory appetizer is made by quickly stir frying baby clams with fresh herbs and serving with your favorite chips.  You can also serve on crusty bread similar to bruschetta.  If you’re looking for something different to try, here’s a tasty and unique dish.  How about making this for your next party or get-together? Watch the […]

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