Vietnamese

The cuisine of Vietnam is heavily influenced by India, China, Thailand and French. Essential to Vietnamese cooking are the usage of fresh herbs. No meal is complete without there being at least two or three herbs present and wrapped in lettuce leaves or rice-paper wraps.

Carrot and Bean Sprout Salad
Carrot, Salad, Vietnamese

Carrot and Bean Sprout Salad

A simple, light and delicious Vietnamese style salad with carrots and bean sprouts. Ingredients: Carrot – 1, large, peeled, finely sliced Bean Sprouts – 2 cups Spring Onions – 4 to 5, finely chopped White Vinegar – 1/3 cup Sugar – 1/3 cup Salt as per taste Green and Red […]

Pineapple Seafood Soup
Fish, Pineapple, Prawn, Shrimp, Soup, Squid, Vietnamese

Pineapple Seafood Soup

Pineapple Seafood Soup (or Canh Chua Tom as it is locally known) is a popular Vietnamese sweet and sour soup variety made with pineapples and mixed seafood. Ingredients: Mixed Seafood – 250 gms, cleaned, shelled and chopped (prawns, squid, shrimps and fish) Oil – 1 tsp Onion – 2 tblsp, […]

Vietnamese Chicken Wraps
Chicken, Vietnamese

Vietnamese Chicken Wraps

A quick and easy to make wrap with chicken and tortillas. Great option for lunch, parties or brunch. Ingredients: Chicken Thighs – 4, boneless, skinless (you can use Chicken Breasts) Cucumber – 1/4, deseeded, sliced Carrot – 1/2, grated White Wine Vinegar – 1 1/2 tsp Oil – 3 tsp […]

Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup
Beef, Soup, Vietnamese

Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup

A classic Vietnamese street food, this is a light and flavourful soup. Popularly eaten during breakfast time, they can also be served as a light lunch or dinner. Ingredients: Beef Sirloin – 125 gms, thinly sliced Beef Stock – 2 1/2 to 3 cups Ginger Garlic Paste – 2 tsp […]

Shrimp and Mango Wraps
Mango, Shrimp, Vietnamese

Shrimp and Mango Wraps

This Vietnamese style Shrimp and Mango Lettuce Wraps is a flavourful, healthy and delicious lunchtime meal. Ingredients: Raw Shrimps – 20, peeled, deveined Mango – 1/4 cup, chopped Carrot – 1/4 cup, chopped Radish – 1/4 cup, chopped Olive Oil – 1 1/2 tsp Lime Juice – 3 tsp Thai […]

Crispy Chicken Wings
Chicken, Vietnamese

Crispy Chicken Wings

A very popular dish at party and family get-togethers, these crispy chicken wings are best served with a dipping sauce of choice. Ingredients: Chicken Wings – 4 to 5, cut into 3 pieces each Cornflour – 1/4 cup Garlic – 1 clove, finely chopped Fish Sauce – 2 tblsp Sugar […]

Vietnamese Seafood Salad
Salad, Seafood, Vietnamese

Vietnamese Seafood Salad

A simple and easy seafood salad in Vietnamese style. Ingredients: Mixed Seafood – 200 gms, cooked Plain Rice Noodles – 150 gms, cooked Beansprouts – 150 gms Carrot – 2, finely sliced Spring Onions – 1/2 bunch, sliced Mint Leaves – handful, chopped Coriander Leaves – handful, chopped Rice Wine […]

Vietnamese Chicken Pho
Chicken, Soup, Vietnamese

Vietnamese Chicken Pho

A delicious chicken and noodle soup popular in Vietnam. Ingredients: Chicken Breasts – 225 gms, boneless, skinless Rice Vermicelli – 75 gms Onion – 1, small, chopped Star Anise – 2 Cinnamon – 1 inch piece Coriander Seeds – 1/2 tblsp Garlic – 1/2 tblsp, minced Ginger – 1/2 tblsp, […]

Barbecued Lemongrass Chicken
Chicken, Vietnamese

Barbecued Lemongrass Chicken

Ingredients: Chicken Breasts – 3 Sunflower Oil – 1 tblsp For the marinade: Lemongrass – 2 stalks, finely chopped Garlic – 2 cloves, peeled, minced Fish Sauce – 2 tsp Sugar – 2 tsp Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp Chicken Stock – 2 to 3 tblsp Black Pepper Powder – […]