This caramelized pork is sweet, salty, savory, and a little spicy. It’s every bit as good as what you’ll find in your local Vietnamese restaurant and completely doable on a weeknight.
San Francisco-Style Vietnamese Garlic Noodles
If you’ve got 30 minutes and a handful of pantry staples, come discover the magic that happens when spaghetti, garlic, butter, and an umami-rich Asian sauce are stir-fried together.
Vermicelli Noodle Bowls with Chicken
These healthy rice noodle bowls, made with seared chicken thighs, vermicelli, fresh vegetables, and sweet chili dressing are every bit as good as Vietnamese takeaway, and ready just as quick as you can get delivery.
Vietnamese Pork Skewers ~ Bun Cha
A Vietnamese take-out favorite at home? Heck yes! Pork skewers with noodles and loads of crunchy, tangy, crisp sides await.
Salmon Summer Rolls
Swapping out traditional pork and shrimp with salmon makes for a simple, stunning, and super impressive upgrade to classic Vietnamese summer rolls.
This is an exceptionally easy way to sate those crave-worthy Vietnamese flavors at home. Not a lot of ingredients or special techniques, just sticky caramelized perfection.
Lemon Ginger Chicken
Winner, winner, for sure. We hear that this chicken dinner is pleasing, quick, and lip-smackingly tasty. Perfect for anytime you’re hungry and need something good and fast.
Grilled Lemongrass Chicken
A make-at-home riff on the grilled chicken you may have experienced at Vietnamese restaurants. An astoundingly quick marinade infuses the chicken with flavor in no time.
Chile Garlic Sauce ~ Nga Yoke Thee Achin
Man does not live by hot sauce alone. That’s why this authentic Burmese hot sauce also has notes of tart and sweet.
Stir-Fried Cauliflower ~ Bong Cai Xao
The complex, almost caramelized taste of this sweetly savory side illustrates just why the last few years have seen a resurgence in respect for cauliflower.
Authentic Vietnamese Pho
Here’s how to make the exquisitely nuanced and awesomely slurpable Vietnamese beef and rice noodle soup known as pho.
Vietnamese-Style Bun Bo
Translated literally as rice noodles and beef, bun bo is a Vietnamese classic in which what you’re promised is what you get…and a heck of a lot more given its layers of nuanced complexity.
Fried Rice With Leftovers
A superlative version of the classic clean-out-the-fridge stir-fry that reinvents leftovers. Beware the optional but addictive jalapeño garlic vinegar.
A Vietnamese classic that comes together in minutes and bears that enticing and classic Vietnamese juxtaposition of tastes and textures and temperatures. Sigh.
Vietnamese Pork Ribs
Caramelized sugar, pungent fish sauce, and tangy lime create an experience that’s sublimely sticky and perfectly charred from the grill. Napkins, please.
Vietnamese Grilled Pork Patties with Rice Noodles ~ Bun Cha
Bun cha. In true Vietnamese fashion, it’s an enticing collision of tastes (sour and smokey and sweet), temperatures, and textures. And it’s gonna leave you wanting more.
Turkey Meatballs with Rice Noodle Salad
These Vietnamese-inflected, not-your-typical turkey meatballs make an easy and unexpected and strangely homey addition to any weeknight routine.
Vietnamese Iced Coffee ~ Ca Phe Sua Da
A simple, satiating, summery Vietnamese tradition known as ca phe sua da, this seductive classic is simply coffee, ice, and sweet, sweet, sweetened condensed milk. Here’s how to succumb at home.
Vietnamese Beef and Rice Noodle Salad
A jumble of tastes and textures and temperatures, this towering noodle number will jolt you to your senses in a manner that only classic Vietnamese cuisine can do.
Vietnamese-Style Chicken Salad
Quick, easy, healthy, authentic through and through, and pretty darn delicious if we do say so ourselves. Take it to work or, if you’re willing to share, serve it up at home.