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Viet-style version of steak and potatoes--This hearty dish is a snap to make and a dish the whole family will enjoy!

Stir-Fried Beef and Potatoes (Bo Xao Khoai Tay)

If you’re busy like me you often don’t have time to plan the week’s meals in advance.  As a result, you may find yourself roaming the grocery store aisles looking for inspiration and trying to figure out what to make that’s healthy and fast.  Well, the next time you come up short on meal ideas, give this recipe a try.  This […]

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Seitan, fresh lemongrass and spicy curry powder makes this one fragrant and delicious meat-free dish!

Curry Lemongrass Seitan Stir-Fry (Mi Can Xao Xa Ot)

It looks like chicken but is actually seitan (mock meat, also called wheat meat).  Seitan is so easy to make and so versatile as a substitute for meat.  In this dish we combine pan fried seitan strips with fresh lemongrass and spicy curry powder to make a super simple and super tasty vegetarian dish.  Whoever said being vegetarian meant […]

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Stir Fried Egg Noodles

Stir-Fried Egg Noodles (Mi Xao Mem)

This scrumptious dish with abundant egg noodles, vegetables and roast pork is my go-to-dish when there’s a potluck at work, a gathering of girlfriends for good food and gossip or an easy buffet-style dinner with family and friends.  I find this dish to be universally appealing even with pickiest or less than adventurous eaters.  I think it’s because everyone loves noodles!  I […]

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Stir Fried Chayote and Beef (Su Su Xao Thit Bo)

Stir-Fried Chayote and Beef (Su Su Xao Thit Bo)

This simple stir-fry is one that can be made quickly and is a tasty addition to any meal.  You’ve probably seen chayote at your grocery store and wondered what to do with this pear-shaped vegetable or simply over-looked it because it looks like a fruit but is stocked in the produce section next to the squashes and gourds.  […]

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Sweet and Sour Tofu Stir Fry (Dau Hu Xao Sot Chua Ngot)

Sweet and Sour Tofu Stir-Fry (Dau Hu Xao Sot Chua Ngot)

Most of my favorite dishes are sans meat and given the choice, I will pick a meat-free dish the majority of the time.  And so, I am always looking for delicious and easy to make vegetarian dishes.  My love of veggies and stir-frying makes this Sweet and Sour Tofu Stir-Fry one of my go-to dishes. […]

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Vegetarian  Spring Rolls

Vegetarian Fresh Spring Rolls (Bi Cuon Chay)

I love these vegetarian spring rolls even more than the meaty version with pork and shrimp. These refreshing rolls are a vegetarian’s delight with jicama, yams, carrots, tofu and bean thread noodle tossed in fragrant roasted rice powder.  If you’ve never had roasted rice powder, this is a wonderful recipe for you to be introduced […]

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Sizzling Shaken Beef (Bo Luc Lac) - Delicious Restaurant-Style Recipe | recipe from runawayrice.com

Sizzling Shaken Beef Salad (Bo Luc Lac)

Sizzling Shaken Beef Salad is a mouth-watering dish made of savory stir-fried beef over crisp watercress, fresh tomatoes and tangy pickled red onions. The recipe is really straightforward and can be easily whipped up in 30 minutes or less. Serve this scrumptious dish as an appetizer with your favorite cold beverage or as a main […]

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Stir-Fried Seafood Noodles (Hu Tieu Xao Do Bien) - Restaurant-Style Recipe | recipe from runawayrice.com

Stir-Fried Seafood Noodles (Hu Tieu Xao Do Bien)

Stir-Fried Seafood Noodles (Hu Tieu Xao Do Bien) is a dish made with thick rice noodles stir-fried with abundant vegetables and tasty seafood. Every time I see this scrumptious dish on a menu I have to resist ordering it because I know it’s so much better and healthier when made at home.  One of my biggest […]

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Yummy Yam Hash | recipe from runawayrice.com

Yam Hash

Yams and sweet potatoes are loaded with Vitamin B6 & C and other health benefits and so I try to incorporate them in my cooking whenever possible. I had some leftover yams and combined it with my go-to stir-fry recipe to make this delicious Yam Hash dish. Simple and quick to make, this is a wonderful side dish to any meal. Ingredients 1/2 lb yams or sweet […]

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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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