Grilled Corn with Scallion Oil (Bap Nuong Mo Hanh)

What’s a quick and delicious recipe to use up a lot of corn? Make Vietnamese grilled corn with scallion oil or Bap Nuong Mo Hanh. The sweetness of the corn, paired with the savory flavor of scallion oil and the smokey flavor of the grill make for a perfect Summer or Labor Day dish.

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Vietnamese Fish Sauce Chicken Wings (Ga Chien Nuoc Mam)

Fish Sauce Chicken Wings. You see this on every Vietnamese restaurant menu. It’s fried chicken wing with a fine outer crust, tossed in a sweet fish sauce glaze. For those who are absolutely terrified of the smell of death coming from a bottle of fish sauce, this is the perfect recipe to overcome that fear and baby step your way into the magical world of Vietnamese and Southeast Asian cuisine.

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Vietnamese Sauteed Prawns in Roe / Tomalley Sauce (Tom Kho Tau Gach Do)

Vietnamese sauteed prawns in roe sauce (Tom Kho Tau Gach Do) is a quick traditional home cooking recipe that is sure to delight. It’s a sweet, savory and a beautifully presented dish that goes wonderfully with steamed rice. The best part of this dish is that everything, from start to finish, takes about 30 minutes. This makes it my family’s go-to recipe after a long day at work and you want something quick on the dinner table.

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Vietnamese Pickled Daikon & Carrots for Banh Mi (Do Chua)

What had me occupied all Saturday morning long? I really wanted Vietnamese sandwiches (Banh Mi) and had no pickled daikon and carrot (Do Chua). A Vietnamese sandwich without picked daikon and carrot is a naked sandwich and isn't worth eating. So what is a girl to do? Simple. Make it from scratch.

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Vietnamese Sweet & Sour Tamarind Fish Soup with Elephant Ear Taro (Canh Chua Ca Nau Bac Ha)

This is a classic Vietnamese home cooking dish of sweet and sour fish soup and elephant ear taro. This soup goes great with a lot of caramelized protein side dishes (do an kho) in a traditional Vietnamese family meal.

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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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