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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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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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Vegetarian Cabbage Slaw (Goi Chay)

This recipe is the vegetarian 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 get-togethers. Don’t skimp on the herbs–it’s what makes this salad so fragrant and refreshing! Watch video below for instructions. Ingredients 8 oz […]

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

Chicken Cabbage Salad (Goi Ga)

This 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 is absolutely delicious!  If you’re making this ahead, don’t add the fish sauce until you’re […]

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