Rice Noodles or Bun Gao play an essential part in Vietnam cuisine for a long time. Made from rice, Rice Noodles are comfortable to eat, tender and tough at the same time. To make Bun Gao, they soak high-quality rice in water and wash the rice in several changes. Choosing rice is the most important part in making Rice Noodles process. After soaking and washing, the rice and water are ground and filtered using cloths into a smooth and white rice mixture which is fed through noodle machines to catch the uncooked noodles. The noodles are cooked in water for a few minutes. The finished rice noodles must be white, tender and tough at the same time, non-sticky, and sweet-smelling. Rice Noodles are not only important ingredients of many Vietnamese Rice Noodle Soups but also served with a wide range of foods. What to eat with Rice Noodles in Vietnam? I will answer the question right now.
Rice noodles are served with grilled dishes such as Grilled Pork and Shrimp on Sugarcane, Grilled Shrimp
Rice noodles are served with grilled pork on bamboo sticks.
Rolls are very popular in Vietnam, the recipes vary in different regions. However, most of the rolls consist of rice noodles, meat (and/or seafood, fish, etc.), vegetables, herbs, and rice paper. Some prefer ready rolls, some prefer to make the rolls themselves at their tables. To eat, just use the rice paper to wrap others into a roll, then dip the roll in the special sauce and tuck in. In the photo, you can see a portion of pork roll – a specialty of Danang.
Bun Cha – a specialty of Hanoi consists of Rice Noodles, vegetables (bean sprouts, shredded morning glory), herbs (heart leaves, shiso), grilled pork belly and grilled pork patties, dipping fish sauce, and pickles (from shredded daikon, carrot, kohlrabi).
Bun Thit Nuong or Rice Noodles with Grilled Pork – a specialty of Saigon consists of Rice Noodles, grilled pork, crushed peanuts, chopped green onion oil, vegetables (bean sprouts, cucumber, lettuce), herbs, pickles (from daikon, carrot), sweet and sour dipping fish sauce, sometimes fried rolls.
Bun Cha Gio consists of Rice Noodles, fried rolls, crushed peanuts, chopped green onion oil, vegetables (bean sprouts, cucumber, lettuce), herbs, pickles (from daikon, carrot), sweet and sour dipping fish sauce.
The simple, healthy, and delicious Stir-fried Rice Noodles is one of the most favorite vegetarian dishes in Vietnam. They can stir-fry the Rice Noodles with any combination of vegetables including carrot, greens, napa cabbage and fried tofu.
Bun Dau Mam Tom or Rice Noodles with Fried Tofu and Fermented Shrimp Paste – Rice Noodles with Shrimp Paste is a uniquely yummy Vietnamese food which consists of Rice Noodles, fried tofu, herbs, dipping sauce from shrimp paste, sometimes boiled pork, boiled pork organs, fried rice flake cake, grilled pork patties.
There are many other ways to eat Rice Noodles – an amazing food in Vietnam. Now you know What to eat with Rice Noodles in Vietnam. Do not miss these amazing Vietnamese dishes when you are in Vietnam. They definitely touch your heart and please your taste.