April 6, 2023

Vietnamese Bun Cha

by deteam (✎ maria)

This is an extract of a great traditional Vietnamese recipe: Bun Cha.


┃ yield β€” 2
  • 300g minced 🐷
  • 1-2 shallot onions
  • oyster sauce
  • fish sauce
  • rice vinegar
  • 1 x lemongrass
  • garlic
  • white pepper
  • salt
  • sugar
  • MSG seasoning
  • rice noodles or vermicelli
  • honey 🍯
  • 1 carrot
  • papaya
  • chilis 🌢️


┃ β—• β€” 1 hour

πŸ₯— Side veggies, marinated

  1. Slice carrot and papaya into chopstick-friendly pieces, put in a bowl
  2. Add few tablespoons of rice vinegar, salt, teaspoon of sugar
  3. Let it marinate for a bit

OMG must be delicious πŸ‘€


πŸ₯“ Meatballs

  1. Slice the shallots into tiny cubes
  2. Mince garlic
  3. Slice lemongrass into tiny cubes
  4. Add a tablespoon or more of fish sauce
  5. Add a tablespoon or more of oyster sauce 
  6. Add salt, pepper and MSG seasoning
  7. Add honey
  8. Mix with the minced pork and set aside for 30m
  9. Shape into meatballs
  10. Cook on a pan with plenty of vegetable oil on each side until done

🍜 Noodles

  1. Just rice noodles oiled, follow instructions from the packaging
  2. Rinse in cold water
  3. When serving, add some mint and salad

πŸ₯« Dipping Sauce

  1. In a wok/sauce pot add a few tablespoons of fish sauce
  2. Tablespoon of water
  3. Teaspoon of sugar
  4. Tablespoon or more of rice vinegar
  5. Sliced chilis or chili flakes
  6. Black pepper
  7. Cook on low fire for a few minutes until aromatic
  8. Scoop in a small container to serve
  9. (Optional) Add a tablespoon of lime juice for more intense flavor



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