Bún Thịt Nướng (also called “grilled pork and rice noodles”) is a popular Vietnamese dish of a cold rice-vermicelli noodle perfectly topped with grilled pork, fresh basil and mint, salad, and spring rolls. Bún Thịt Nướng is dressed in nước mam fish sauce.
But wait, here’s more! Bún Thịt Nướng is also topped with roasted peanuts, Vietnamese pickled carrots, and grilled garlic pork sausage or grilled prawns.
Through the years, Bún Thịt Nướng gained popularity in all the regions of Vietnam and Asia. Bún Thịt Nướng is a related dish to Hanoi’s Bún Chả.
About the Bún Thịt Nướng Recipe
The Bún Thịt Nướng, or the grilled pork and rice noodles recipe, has two types of cooking style – the Southern and Northern Vietnamese styles.
The Southern Vietnamese style mixes everything in one mixing bowl, including the fish sauce, and it includes dipping the sauce separately, so there isn’t sauce at the bottom of the container. The Northern Vietnamese style is slightly different because the rice noodles and the vegetables are separated, while the meat is separately placed in a small bowl with prepared fish sauce.
The different varieties of Bún Thịt Nướng are these.
• Bún thịt nướng chay (Vegetarian – using tofu in place of meat)
• Bún thịt nướng bò (rice noodles with grilled beef)
• Bún thịt nướng tôm (with grilled prawns)
• Bún thịt nướng chả giò (with egg rolls)
• Bún thịt nướng Đà Nẵng (Da Nang style)
The Bún Thịt Nướng (grilled pork and rice noodles) recipe has gained more popularity across Asia. Vietnamese cuisine includes Vietnam’s foods and drinks and contains a mixture of five fundamental tastes in a particular meal. Every Vietnamese dish has all the flavors that represent one or more of these components.
And surely, Bún Thịt Nướng is another unique flavor all of us should taste. For more Asian noodles recipes, click here.
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