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Love phở? Try these five Vietnamese dishes



Aromatic broth, fresh herbs, and thin white vermicelli noodles topped off with the perfect squeeze of lime – yep, we’re talking about phở. If you’re a fan of the popular Vietnamese noodle soup, where different flavors and textures are combined into one piping-hot delicious bowl, then keep reading for other Vietnamese dishes to add to your must-try list! 

Bánh xèo is a savory Vietnamese crepe – filled with anything from pork belly to shrimp to bean sprouts – that’s enjoyed hot-off-the-pan. Wrap it in lettuce and dip into a briny fish sauce.

Bò Lúc Lắc directly translates to shaking beef, an ode to how the meat is tossed back and forth while cooking over high heat. This dish features seared cube steak that is served over a bed of rice and watercress, plus an optional lime-salt-and-pepper sauce. Mix all of the ingredients together to get flavor in every bite.

Bún Bò Huế is a beef noodle soup simmered with lemongrass and saté, making it spicy, tangy and rich. If you are in search of a deep umami flavor, look no further than this vermicelli bowl. 

Bún Riêu is a tomato-based broth soup where you’ll find vermicelli, tomato chunks and minced crab meat in every spoonful. Add a squeeze of lime and some mam tom (shrimp paste) to deepen the flavor.

Cơm Tấm is a dish where broken rice is topped with grilled pork ribs, shredded pork, a fried egg and more. Take the fish sauce and pour it all over the rice to soak in the flavor.

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