Posts tagged Gà Nướng
Vietnamese Grilled/Roasted Chicken Sandwich (Banh Mi Ga Nuong)

When I was pregnant with my daughter, I had the appetite of a million elephants. I indulged in all my favorite food. You can't finish that? Let me help you out. At the time, I was working close to Oakland Chinatown. That meant plenty of cheap and satisfying Vietnamese Sandwiches (Bánh Mì). Pregnant me didn't order just one sandwich. I usually ordered two and both were easily finished in one seating. After I was done, I would order another one, as a snack, for my grueling 15-minute waddle back to the office.

My favorite Bánh Mì? It was hands-down the roasted chicken sandwich (Bánh Mì Gà Nướng). Oh, how I love thee.

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Vietnamese Roasted Chicken (Ga Nuong)

Have you ever visited a Vietnamese deli and drool over the roasted chicken that they have behind the counters? The aromatic sweet glaze from these perfectly roasted chickens is to die for. I usually order the roasted chicken over fried rice. Other times, I have it in a Vietnamese sandwich, Banh Mi Ga Nuong. For the longest time, I wasn't able to replicate the recipe ... until now. With help from a great cook who worked behind a Vietnamese deli counter, I finally can make these at home.

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