Posts tagged canh su su
Vietnamese Chayote Squash Soup with Minced Shrimp (Canh Su Su Nau Tom Bam)

It’s chayote season! Lots and lots of chayotes ready for harvest! Here is my quick go-to recipe for a traditional soup (canh) using chayote and minced shrimp (canh su su nau tom bam). Make this soup along with a main protein side dish and you have yourself a complete traditional Vietnamese meal.

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Vietnamese Pork Spare Rib Soup with Chayote (Canh Suon Nau Su Su)

Vietnamese Pork Spare Rib Soup with Chayote (Canh Suon Nau Su Su) is one of my favorite soups. Chayote, also known as Mirliton Squash or Trai Su Su in Vietnamese, is part of the gourd family. It is light green, pear-shaped and grow on vines with a pit in the middle. Once cooked, it has a very sweet taste. Best of all, it cooks up quickly. Chayote with fall-of-the-bone tender spare ribs is a traditional Vietnamese home-cooked soup that will fill the belly and comfort the soul.

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