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Grilled Shrimp (Bun Cha Gio Tom Nuong)

Grilled Shrimp, Egg Rolls and Rice Vermicelli (Bun Cha Gio Tom Nuong)

Savory lemongrass grilled shrimp, crispy egg rolls on mounds of springy rice vermicelli and fresh greens–This is a favorite dish among those dining out mainly because it’s perceived as complicated with all of the different ingredients.  Yes, this dish requires a lot of ingredients and component recipes but it’s truly simple and consists of some very basic Viet recipes:  Rice Vermicelli, […]

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Satay Chili Paste (Ot Sa Te) - Spicy Good! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Satay Chili Paste (Ot Sa Te)

If you love flavorful spice, you’ll love this easy recipe for Satay Chili Paste (Ot Sa Te). Everyone who knows me knows that I love spicy foods.  I am so addicted and crave the spice so much that I often carry my favorite hot sauce around in my handbag so it’s always handy.  This chili […]

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Grilled Pork Patties

Grilled Pork Patties and Skewers (Thit Nuong)

  Everything tastes better when it’s grilled and this meaty dish is no exception!  This easy recipe makes mouth-watering grilled pork two different ways using one simple marinade.  We make delicious pork patties and then skewer the meat for some tasty kebobs.  Whenever grilling, I always use fattier cuts of meat, hence the 80/20 ground pork and […]

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Grilled Chicken Lettuce Wraps - Just like Cheesecake Factory Appetizer | recipe from runawayrice.com

Grilled Chicken Lettuce Wraps

If you need a tasty dish with lots of pizzazz, look no further! These Grilled Chicken Lettuce Wraps are beautiful when assembled, absolutely scrumptious and so much fun to eat. There’s something so carefree (and messy!) about eating with your fingers and this is the perfect dish for you to just dig in. Grab a […]

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Dipping Sauce Trio

Dipping Sauces (Nuoc Cham) – 3 Essential Recipes

Here’s a trio of delicious dipping sauces to serve with your favorite spring rolls, lettuce wraps, sandwiches, etc… The sauces can also be used as salad dressings or as meat marinades.  The Honey Lemongrass Lime goes great with chicken or fish.  The Hoisin Sesame Ginger is amazing with pork.  The Spicy Peanut which seems to be everyone’s favorite goes […]

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Grilled Pork Sandwich (Banh Mi Thit Nuong) | recipe from runawayrice.com

Grilled Pork Sandwich (Banh Mi Thit Nuong)

Vietnamese sandwiches are very mainstream these days with everyone calling them by their Viet name “Banh Mi”.  As with most sandwiches, the filling possibilities are endless.  This recipe for Grilled Pork Sandwich is my absolute favorite with the marinated, grilled pork tenderloin, homemade mayonnaise, creamy pate, fresh cilantro, cucumbers, jalapenos, and tangy carrot and Daikon pickles between crusty French […]

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Spicy Beef Noodle Soup (Bun Bo) - Quick and Easy Recipe | recipe from runawayrice.com

Spicy Beef Noodle Soup (Bun Bo)

This easy Spicy Beef Noodle Soup recipe will satiate your cravings for a flavorful soup without having to spend hours cooking.  Certainly, if you have the time, there’s no substitute for making soup stock from scratch.  With our busy lives today, often we just need to prepare a quick meal to feed our hungry family and friends. […]

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Honey Lemongrass Dressing | recipe from runawayrice.com

Honey Lemongrass Dressing

If you’re bored with the standby salad dressings, here’s a flavor infusion to tantalize your taste buds.   This easy dressing is made with just a few ingredients.  You can find lemongrass paste in the produce section of your grocery store.  Mine was packaged in a 4-ounce tube, similar to toothpaste.  The product lists the first two […]

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Lemongrass Beef over Rice Noodles (Bun Bo Xao) - Delicious Noodle Bowl | recipe from runawayrice.com

Lemongrass Beef over Rice Noodles (Bun Bo Xao)

This recipe for Lemongrass Beef over Rice Noodles (Bun Bo Xao) is a classic Vietnamese dish. It’s wonderfully flavorful, fragrant, and best of all, super easy to make. The lemongrass adds amazing aroma to the stir-fried beef. The generous use of fresh herbs and vegetables makes this dish so light and refreshing it’s often called […]

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Slow Cooker Chicken Curry (Ca Ri Ga) | recipe from runawayrice.com

Slow Cooker Chicken Curry (Ca Ri Ga)

This recipe for hearty Vietnamese-style chicken curry and vegetables using a slow cooker will become one of your favorites because of the simplicity.  Prep everything the night before and refrigerate.  Prior to leaving for work, put everything in the slow cooker and let it works its magic.  When you get home, thicken the curry.  During the last […]

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