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Purple Cabbage Chicken Salad (Goi Ga Bap Cai Tim) - Healthy and Easy Recipe! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Purple Cabbage Chicken Salad (Goi Ga Bap Cai Tim)

This easy recipe for Purple Cabbage Chicken Salad (Goi Ga Bap Cai Tim) is one of my favorite light and healthy salads. Loaded with nutrient-dense purple cabbage, crunchy carrots, lean chicken, marinated onions, fresh herbs and a zesty dressing, this vibrantly colored salad is refreshing, flavorful, and down-right satisfying. Super easy to make, this healthy […]

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Kohlrabi Chicken Salad (Goi Su Hao Thit Ga) - crispy summer salad with a zesty dressing | recipe from runawayrice.com

Kohlrabi Chicken Salad (Goi Su Hao Thit Ga)

This easy recipe makes an amazing Kohlrabi Chicken Salad that is refreshingly, flavorful and light. In this dish, shredded kohlrabi, carrots, chicken and fresh herbs are combined to make a healthy salad with lots of flavor and crunch. If you’ve never had kohlrabi before, this is the perfect dish to get acquainted with this interesting […]

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Assorted Vietnamese Herbs | runawayrice.com

Quick Guide to Vietnamese Herbs

Herbs add such wonderful aroma, flavor and color to foods that it’s no wonder they’re such integral ingredients in Vietnamese cuisine. Without the inclusion of certain herbs, a dish could be rendered completely lacking and unappetizing. Can you imagine having Chicken or Beef Noodle Soup (Pho) without Thai basil? Just the lovely aroma of Thai basil conjures to mind a big, […]

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Cured Fermented Pork / Nem Chua served with Vietnamese coriander, red chilies and garlic slices | recipe from runawayrice.com

Cured / Fermented Pork (Nem Chua)

If dishes could be classified as masculine or feminine, Cured Pork or Fermented Pork is a manly dish because it’s a favorite snack with the men when they’re hanging out and drinking beers.  The tartness of the appetizer in contrast to the cold, often bitter beer, spicy garlic and chilies is an addicting combination.  If you’re […]

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Vermicelli Soup with Chicken, Pork Roll and Egg (Bun Thang) | recipe from runawayrice.com

Vermicelli Soup with Chicken, Steamed Pork Roll and Egg (Bun Thang)

When I moved away for college, this was the dish I made regularly.  With its hearty broth, rice vermicelli, shredded chicken, steamed pork roll, fried eggs and fresh greens, this soup was (and still is) the perfect combination of Viet flavors.  It’s a dish that was pretty simple to make and I felt good about cooking some authentic Vietnamese food for myself.  My recipe […]

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Baby Clams and Basil Appetizer (Hen Xao) - Quick and Easy Party Appetizer! | recipe from runawayrice.com

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 video […]

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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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Refreshing and Healthy Chicken Cabbage Salad (Goi Ga) | recipe from runawayrice.com

Cabbage Chicken Salad (Goi Ga Bap Cai)

This recipe for Cabbage Chicken Salad (Goi Ga Bap Cai) is an easy-to-make salad you can serve as a main meal or side dish.  The aroma of the Vietnamese coriander and the mint adds such freshness to this salad and the combination of shredded veggies, chicken and fish sauce dipping sauce is absolutely delicious!  If you’re […]

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