Vietnamese cuisine is extremely diverse and attractive, especially Rice Noodles are cooked by various recipes; while in the North Bún Riêu (Crab paste noodle soup) and Bún Chả (Grilled pork meatballs with vermicelli) are well-known, or Mì Quảng (Quang style noodles) and Bún bò Huế (Hue beef rice noodles) are famous in the middle of Vietnam, Bún bò xào Nam Bộ (Vietnamese beef and noodle Salad) is an indispensable part of Southern specialty.
Vietnamese beef and noodle Salad is a special dish of Northern people, it is not similar to other rice noodles because there is no broth. This dish is a good match between sweet-sour fish sauce and tender beef, fresh herbs, fragrant fried onions, fresh bean sprouts and buttery taste of roasted peanuts. Herbs and bean sprouts are two indispensable ingredients.
Although this dish is simple and common, people who try it once are addicted easily. It is a reason why CNN listed Vietnamese beef and noodle Salad in the top 10 must-try dishes in Vietnam. The Sweden princess named Victoria Ingrid Alice Desiree chose and enjoyed this dish although there are numerous luxurious and sophisticated dishes when she visited Vietnam. All the above pieces of evidence show the special attraction of Vietnamese beef and noodle Salad.
You live in Hanoi, but you want to enjoy this kind of food; you can visit some famous addresses for this dish such as Phuong Bach – Hang Dieu Street, Bun bo Nam Bo – No.35 Kim Ma Thuong, Bun bo Nam Bo- No.111 Khuong Thuong…. Even if you want to enjoy this food at home, it is easy to cook just 15-20 minutes with the following recipe, this home-cooked dish is as completely tasty as out-eating one.
Ingredients for Bun bun bo xao recipe:
- Beef 300gr
- Onion 100gr
- Vermicelli noodles 1kg
- Cooking oil 3 tsp
- Fish sauce 50ml
- Water 100ml
- Roasted Peanuts
- Coriander, lettuce, cucumbers, bean sprouts
- Chopped garlic and chili
- Sugar, ground pepper
Steps for making Vietnamese beef and noodle Salad?
Slicing and mixing 300gr beef with 5gr sugar, 2gr pepper, 1 tablespoon of cooking oil and 1 spoon of chopped garlic. Mixing and marinating the mixture for about 30 minutes.
Sweet and sour fish sauce: Blending 100ml water, 50gr sugar and 50gr fish sauce. Then add 2 tsp of chopped garlic, 2 tablespoons of chopped chili and sour spice. Stirring well.
Boiling 2 tablespoons of cooking oil, adding 2 tablespoons of chopped garlic and stirring until it becomes fragrant, adding marinated beef and stir-frying until it is soft. Next, adding 100gr sliced onion and continuing to stir-frying about 2 minutes and turning off the cooker.
You should stir the mixture quickly and stir-fry on the big fire so that beef cannot be tough.
Putting rice noodles into a bowl, adding beef, fresh vegetables, cucumber, bean sprouts, roasted peanuts and cooked oil & green onion. Souse sweet and sour fish sauce and enjoying the dish.