Clay pot filled with Vietnamese caramel chicken pieces and cilantro on a wooden table

Vietnamese Caramel Chicken

Vietnamese caramel chicken is an easy weeknight dinner that tastes authentic as heck even if you don’t use a clay pot when you make it. Sorta like dessert for dinner.

A bowl filled with Vietnamese chicken soup with a spoon resting in it

Vietnamese Chicken Rice Soup

Vietnamese chicken rice soup is a quick and easy version of congee, a sensationally soothing southeast Asian elixir of rice, chicken broth, and ginger.

Four pieces of salmon banh mi wrapped in paper in a box.

Salmon Banh Mi

Why make banh mi at home? Uh, why not? Besides, you’ll never find this swanky salmon rendition anywhere else.

Pomelo salad piled on a rectangular ceramic plate, with chopsticks and a bowl of dressing.

Pomelo Salad

The sweetly sour exuberance of this salad gives us a shivery chill that we crave nonstop—even in the dead of winter.

A spatchcocked and grilled Five-Spice chicken on a barbecue being brushed with marinade.

Grilled Five-Spice Chicken

Vastly popular at Vietnamese restaurants, grilled five-spice chicken is easy to make at home. Lemongrass, ginger, soy and fish sauces add zing to the dish.

Poached Chicken and Cabbage Salad

Poached Chicken and Cabbage Salad

Poached chicken, cabbage strips, carrot slivers, and Vietnamese coriander are tossed in a classic Vietnamese lime dressing. A great outdoor salad.