Posts tagged caramelized
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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Vietnamese Caramelized Pork Belly with Young Bamboo Shoots (Thit Ba Chi Kho Mang Tuoi)

Vietnamese Caramelized Pork Belly with Young Bamboo Shoots (Thit Ba Chi Kho Mang Tuoi) is a popular everyday savory side dish to steamed rice. The longer you cook, the more tender the pork. This side dish has the benefit of the vegetables already with the proteins! That means no extra cooking! Protein and vegetable all in one pot for a hearty meal.

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Vietnamese Caramelized Chicken with Ginger with Coconut Soda/Juice (Ga Kho Gung)

One of my favorite family meals is chicken-based. One whole chicken can be made easily into two dishes. My go-to soup in the Fall is Kabocha Squash Soup with Chicken (Canh Ga Nau Bi Do). The rest of the chicken is caramelized/braised with lots of ginger into a dish that we call Ga Kho Gung.

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