Posts tagged ground pork
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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Vietnamese Kabocha Squash Soup with Pork Meatballs (Canh Bi Do Nau Moc)

A traditional soup side dish of kabocha squash and tender pork meatballs. These Vietnamese pork meatballs are soft with a springy texture. When paired with kabocha in a side soup, it’s simple good eating with no fuss. Eat with steamed rice for a complete meal.

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Vietnamese Egg Rolls (Cha Gio)

Vietnamese Egg Rolls are marinated ground pork rolled in wheat wrappers and deep fried. It can be eaten as a main dish with a sweet and spicy dipping sauce (Nuoc Mam Cham) or as a component to a main dish like Vietnamese Grilled Pork with Vermicelli Noodles (Bun Thit Nuong). Vietnamese egg rolls filling may also include ground shrimp, chopped jicama, shredded carrot and cabbage. This recipe is a basic traditional recipe of ground pork, minced woodear mushroom and thin rice vermicelli noodles.

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Vietnamese Steamed Pork Buns with Dough from Scratch (Banh Bao)

Banh Bao (“wrapping cake”) is a fluffy Vietnamese steamed bun with a savory filling. The most common filling is ground pork, onions, mushroom, Chinese sausage and a hard-boiled egg. Other varieties include vegetables such as peas, carrots and jicama.

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Vietnamese Rice Porridge with Ground Pork (Chao Suon Thit Bam)

The chilling temperature and me coming down with a cold had me thinking of one thing and one thing only. A nice hot bowl of Vietnamese thick rice porridge soup (Chao), also known as congee or gruel. The soft texture makes it a favorite among elders, babies and those who are sick. With less than a cup of rice, you can make a pot of chao to feed the whole family.

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Vietnamese Grilled Pork Sausage (Nem Nuong)

When I feel like torturing the neighbors, I take out the grill and cook up Nem Nướng, Vietnamese grilled pork sausage. I waft the aroma of this tasty Vietnamese sausage into their yard. That is what you get for taking my parking!

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Vietnamese Steamed Rice Rolls (Banh Cuon)

Vietnamese Steamed Rice Rolls (Bánh Cuốn) are thin sheets of steamed rice batter filled with ground pork, jicama and woodear mushrooms. The rice rolls get a glaze of scallion oil, a sprinkle of crispy fried shallots, served on a bed of fresh thinly sliced cucumbers, chopped lettuce, Vietnamese herbs, blanched bean sprouts, slices of Vietnamese sausage (Chả Lụa) and Vietnamese fish sauce dipping sauce (Nước Mắm Chấm).

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Vietnamese Meatloaf (Mam Chung)

Mắm Chưng, in short, is the Vietnamese meatloaf. It is a steamed or baked Vietnamese dish made of ground pork, chicken and/or crab, mixed with wood ear mushrooms, thin vermicelli noodles, eggs and the mighty Vietnamese ingredient, fermented fish. It is a salty dish to be eaten with steamed white rice and fresh slices of cucumber.

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Vietnamese Meatballs (Xiu Mai)

Xiu Mai is made with a mixture of pork, shrimp and chopped-up jicama. The jicama provides a very subtle crunch to the meatballs, as well as serves as one of the components to keeping the meatballs moist. The meat balls are seared on a hot pan, then braised in a flavorful tomato sauce.

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