Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup (Pho Ga)

Pho Ga (Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup) is the quick poultry alternative to its more well-known and beloved cousin, Pho Bo (Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup). Pho consists of rice noodles in a hearty and aromatic broth made from either beef or chicken stock, topped with meat and garnished with fresh herbs.

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Quick Cucumber Kimchi

A quick Korean cucumber kimchi recipe that’s spicy, sweet and tangy. It’s perfect either as a side dish or a main salad.

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Vietnamese Fermented Shrimp Sauce (Mam Tom)

This Vietnamese fermented shrimp sauce (Mam Tom) is the traditional dipping sauce for Hanoi Fried Fish with Turmeric and Dill (Cha Ca La Vong).

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Vietnamese Tofu and Garlic Chive Soup with Ground Pork (Canh Dau Hu He Nau Thit Bam)

Any kind of vegetable soup (canh) is a must in Vietnamese home cooking. Canh Dau Hu He is a very simple soup that takes no more than 15 minutes to make. The soup is made of chicken stock, tofu, garlic chives and ground pork.

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Quick Kid-Friendly Vietnamese Pan-Fried Ground Pork Patty Recipe

When my kids were toddlers, they were very picky eaters. Meat was the one thing they struggled the most with. This simple pan-fried Vietnamese pork patties helped solve that. No bones. No toughness. Just nothing but tender meat with great Asian flavors.

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Singapore-Style Chili Crab

Chili crab is a Singaporean seafood dish. It is stir-fried crab with ginger, garlic, shallots and chilies in a thick sweet and savory egg and tomato sauce. Despite its name, the dish is not very spicy.

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Vietnamese Sizzling Crepe / Pancake (Banh Xeo)

If you walk the streets of Vietnam, you will get bombarded with an array of amazing smells from the abundance of street food all around you. One famous street foods that not only can you smell, but hear is Banh Xeo (Vietnamese sizzling crepe/pancake)

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Four Popular Vietnamese Unripe Green Mango Dipping Sauces

In Vietnam, mangoes are rarely eaten when ripe. It’s the tart and crunchy unripe green mangoes that is highly sought after. When unripe green mangoes are paired with a sweet, spicy and savory dipping sauce or powder, it becomes a popular Southeast Asian snack. Here are the four popular dipping sauces that you can eat with unripe green mangoes.

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Vietnamese Ginger Chicken (Ga Kho Gung)

One of my favorite Vietnamese braised dishes is ginger chicken or Ga Kho Gung. It’s a simple dish of bite-size pieces of chicken, braised and caramelized in a clay pot with ginger, garlic, shallots and fish sauce. It is typically served family-style with steamed rice and a vegetable dish.

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