During the cold months, Kabocha Soup or Canh Bi Do is my one of my go-to soups. It wasn't until much later (sadly) that I realized I had it all wrong. Bear is my moniker. When we did, we savored the the dish by gnawing on the bones and licking our fingers clean. Thit Kho Tau is typically eaten with rice and pickled bean sprouts (Dua Gia) to cut through the fat. Best of all, they are quick to make. Darn delicious. Cover and cook the ribs over low heat for 40 – 45 mins, or until fork tender. Garnish with green onion and a sprinkle of ground black pepper. 2 lbs pork spare ribs (have your butcher cut them against the bone into long strips so that you can … Otherwise, it would be a hot-oil-splattering-no-fun mess. To ensure your ribs turn out nice and tender, please ask your butcher for a pork ribs with good ratio of fat. A quick Google search resulted in a lot of recipes claiming to be a close restaurant replication. Instant noodles are now full-blown semi-healthy meals. I love Vietnamese food but once in a while I love me a good taco. For this Vietnamese-American fusion appetizer, I base it on a more traditional Vietnamese recipe. My husband gifted me his cookbook a few years back for inspiration and it has been a staple in my kitchen ever since. The sugar will caramelize, turning a dark amber color. Then I brush the wings with the Honey Sriracha mixture towards the end of cooking to highlight the sexy sauce. All the ingredients for the marinade can be found in your typical Asian pantry. General Tso’s chicken (also known as General Tao’s or Tsao’s chicken) is an iconic Chinese-American takeout of deep-fried chicken coated in a thick sweet sauce. The fillets are lightly coated with corn starch then pan-fried to crispy perfection. Just nothing but tender meat with great Asian flavors. ¼ tsp salt Stir with a wooden spoon to prevent burning. Alternatively, this recipe works well with other fatty cuts of pork. Pork, beef, tofu, and/or seafood are added for different variations. To the boiling water, add pork. I’m a self-taught/Food Network-taught cook. In a mortar, pound together the garlic, shallots, pepper and salt. Words spoken by a wise t-shirt. This is a great recipe for a busy work or school night that comes together in under 30 minutes. What better way to enjoy tacos than making it yourself in a slow cooker and forgetting it for a few hours? This is a quick recipe of a Vietnamese-style omelette with dried salted shrimp and chayote squash. When my kids were toddlers, they were very picky eaters. Over medium-low heat, continue to let the sugar mixture boil and bubble. 2 shallots – minced finely They are similar to pumpkins but instead of a bright orange skin, it is deep green. Remove lid and continue to pan-fry until excess moisture is gone. Naked is how I like my feet to look. Vietnamese Caramelized Shrimp, or Tom Rim, is a quick and easy side dish in a traditional Vietnamese home-cooked meal. In a medium-size bowl, marinate pork spare ribs with chicken/mushroom bouillon stock powder, remaining salt, sugar, garlic powder, ground black pepper and baking soda for at least 30 minutes. Clean the pork by giving it a good rub down with 1 tablespoon salt. Copyright © 2017 BearNakedFood. No meal is complete without a vegetable side dish. Pork and pineapples go wonderfully together. In this dish, the pork spare rib is slowly braised in coconut juice until fall-of-the-bone tender. Chef Charles Phan is the Chef and Owner of one of San Francisco's famous restaurants, Slanted Door, and an award-winning author of Vietnamese Home Cooking. Fill a small pot with water (enough to cover the spareribs when added). Vietnamese Fried Pork Spare Ribs (Suon Heo Chien). I use a traditional Vietnamese Five-Spice marinade as the base. Drain the ribs in a colander and rinse thoroughly under cold running water. It’s quick. The result was packed full of flavor, and I truly love that sticky sweet and spicy glaze. It has a spicy and sweet flavor that goes great with stir-fries, soups, marinades and stews. When cooking with bones, the Asian way is to thoroughly clean them with salt. Fried Fish with Lemongrass or Cá Chiên Sả is the simplest way to have fish in everyday Vietnamese home cooking. Pork ribs at the grocery store usually come in big slabs. Add ¾ cup water and stir to combine. For my Sriracha Honey chicken recipe below, I like to use wings or drummettes. The best part of this dish is that everything, from start to finish, takes about 30 minutes. However, if you have a butcher to assist you, you can cut down the prep work. Soft Tofu Stew or Sundubu Jjigae is a spicy Korean stew made with really ripe and sour kimchi and a rich anchovy-based broth. This can be served as a simple appetizer or one of the many sides dishes in a traditional home cooked Vietnamese meal. Rinse the spare ribs under cold running water to wash off salt then drain dry. The liquid in the pot will evaporate off leaving a shiny glaze on the pork. This simple pan-fried Vietnamese pork patties helped solve that. When the fridge is running empty or I just don’t feel like cooking, it’s an omelette with all the fixings to the rescue. Beef and broccoli stir fry (thịt bò xào bông cải xanh) is a classic stir fry made with thinly sliced beef sirloin and fresh broccoli florets, coated in a thick savory sauce. I also add baking soda in the marinade to help tenderize the meat. Gaining weight with lots of good food. A food recipe blog that makes sense. It is a better combination with Jasmine rice!! It also makes for a quicker and simpler recipe. thank you very much Rachelle, for sharing this yummy recipe.(smiling). Keep a close eye on the mixture and when it starts to turn champagne gold color, it is ready. The other is stuffed bitter melon soup (Canh Khổ Qua or Khổ Qua Nhồi Thịt). Add in pork ribs and fish sauce, toss well to ensure the ribs are evenly coated. There were a few variations between the recipes so I took the common ingredients from the highly-rated recipes and meshed it into one. Place bag (s) inside a baking sheet in case of leaks and place in the refrigerator for … Vietnamese caramelized pork is made with small chunks of pork belly slowly braised in fish sauce and caramel syrup. https://asianinspirations.com.au/recipes/salt-and-pepper-chicken-ribs Garlic powder is a safe-proof method. Garnish with sliced green onion/scallion and serve. Because pork spare rib was a luxury item back then, we didn't have this dish too often. Recipe below. The heat will dissolve the clumps of sugar back into the pot. Serve the ground pork over a bowl of steamed rice with sliced vegetables such as cucumbers and tomatoes. Caramel sauce is one of the foundations in Vietnamese cooking, mainly in simmering meat such as chicken, pork, etc, providing that delectable taste and appearance. Fried tofu in tomato sauce (Dau Hu Sot Ca Chua), is a very common Vietnamese side dish that goes great with steamed rice. The use of vinegar helps to neutralize any foul porky odor. In a large skillet with a lid, heat vegetable oil on medium high. The liquid is then cooked off at the end, reducing to a sweet and savory glaze. Cover the pot with a lid (a little off-center to allow for steam to escape), turn the heat to the lowest setting and let it simmer for 30 minutes. Add ground pork and you have a hearty, delicious meal. This is a Yummy platter and very flavourful marinade chicken. For the marinade, I’m using the ultimate Vietnamese home cooking cheat, which is bouillon stock powder, in addition to salt, sugar, ground black pepper and garlic powder. https://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/1017979-vietnamese-braised-pork-ribs That means no fish sauce here. If you’ve ever dined at an Asian-fusion restaurant, chances are you’ve seen garlic noodles on the menu. It’s a savory dish with a hint of sweetness that goes wonderfully with steamed rice. This makes it my family’s go-to recipe after a long day at work and you want something quick on the dinner table. In this dish, the pork spare rib is slowly braised in coconut juice until fall-of-the-bone tender.