It is appropriate with every age, most Vietnamese people totally fall in love with this food. From morning to evening, they can buy it for their snack meals. It can be found on almost every pavement in metal cart rolling along the street. Undoubtedly, Vietnamese Mixed Rice Paper Salad isn’t the healthiest snacks out there, but it’s addicting and so much fun to eat. If you are a gourmet about street food, do not miss Rice Paper Salad when traveling to Vietnam.
Ingredients and how to make Vietnamese Mixed Rice Paper Salad
Vietnamese Mixed Rice Paper Salad is prepared with authentically local ingredients, including dried beef jerky strips, julienne green mango, peanuts, fresh mint and basil, rice paper strips as well as chili powder. Rice paper then was not the normal type we used to wrap spring rolls. The rice paper for Mixed Rice Paper Salad should be sticky. The sauce is the soul of this food, each seller has her own recipes for the sauce. One of the most popular sauce is made from soy sauce, black bean sauce. After mixing, the sauce plays off the sticky rice paper strips. Some sellers use shrimp salt instead of the sauce.
The combines of the ingredients were mixed buy the seller. Then the portion is served up in a plastic bag with two skewers used as makeshift chopsticks. Some people prefer mixing the ingredients themselves. The perfect mix of the sweet, sour and spicy fish sauce makes an explosion of Vietnamese flavors!
Variations of Rice Paper Salad
In fact, Vietnam has a wide range of versions of Rice Paper Salad. The most important Rice Paper Salad consists of rice paper strips, kumquat juice, and shrimp salt. Peanuts, deep-fried shallots can be also added to the salad. Below are some versions of this amazing food.
Banh trang tron from rice paper, peanuts, deep-fried shallots, chili pepper, and shrimp salt
Banh trang tron from rice paper, ground peanuts, green onion oil, mayonnaise sauce
Where to eat Vietnamese Mixed Rice Paper Salad?
In Vietnam, Vietnamese Mixed Rice Paper Salad is very cheap. A bag of the salad costs less than 35,000 VND.
Best places to eat Banh Trang Tron in Ho Chi Minh City
In Ho Chi Minh City, you can come to Nguyen Thuong Hien Street which is considered as the street of Mixed Rice Paper Salad to enjoy this food. Banh Trang Tron Long, Banh Trang Tron Chu Vien, Banh Trang Tron Co Thao are popular street food stalls selling safe and delicious Vietnamese Mixed Rice Paper Salad on this street.
- Banh Trang Tron Long, 34 Nguyen Thuong Hien Street, Ward 5, District 1; Opening hours: 10:00 – 22:00; Prices: 10,000 – 35,000 VND.
- Banh Trang Tron Chu Vien, 38 Nguyen Thuong Hien Street, Ward 5, District 1; Opening hours: 11:00 – 19:00; Prices: 20,000 – 35,000 VND.
- Banh Trang Tron Co Thao, 90 Nguyen Thuong Hien Street, Ward 5, District 1; Opening hours: 8:30 – 20:00; Prices: 10,000 – 25,000 VND.
Best places to eat Banh Trang Tron in Hanoi
- Banh Trang Tron Hang Tre, 48 Hang Tre Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi; Opening hours: 16:30 – 23:00; Prices: 18,000 – 23,000 VND.
- Banh Trang Tron Hang Trong, 90 Hang Trong Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi; Opening hours: 8:00 – 20:00; Prices: 20,000 – 30,000 VND.
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