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Vietnamese Spring Rolls

Vietnamese Spring Rolls

2 pounds ground pork
1 tablespoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
2 beaten eggs
1 pound carrots, shredded or chopped
2 medium onions, finely chopped
1 package lumpia wrappers
4 cups oil for deep frying

Let the frozen wrappers thaw at room temperature for 3 hours.

Using a fork, mix well pork, salt, pepper, onion powder and garlic powder...

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asparagus crab soup

Asparagus Crab Soup (Sup Mang Tay Cua)

Source: The Classic Cuisine of Vietnam – Bach Ngo and Gloria Zimmerman, Barron’s, 1979

The French introduced asparagus to the Vietnamese, who promptly incorporated this classic vegetable into their cuisine. The Vietnamese word for asparagus is "Western bamboo," due to its resemblance to bamboo shoots...

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Thai Kai Pad Prik Haeng

Thai Kai Pad Prik Haeng (Chicken with Chile and Nuts)

Posted by WingsFan91 at recipegoldmine.com 6/22/01 10:01:52 am)

I recently had this at a Thai restaurant and just had to go out and find the recipe!

Yield: 1 serving

1 cup chicken meat, finely sliced
1/2 cup tua fak yao (long beans), cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2 cup celery, sliced on a bias
1/4 cup prik haeng (dried red chiles), crumbled
1/4 cup cash...

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Nam Jim Wan

Nam Jim Wan (Sweet Dipping Sauce ? Thai)

Posted by WingsFan91 at recipegoldmine.com 11/15/2001 4:51 pm

This is a simple dipping sauce usually used with deep fried items such as spring rolls and stuffed chicken wings.

3 cups water
3 cups granulated sugar
1 cup vinegar (preferably rice vinegar)
3 tablespoons Chinese pickled plums
3 tablespoons thinly sliced prik ki nu daeng (red birdseye chiles)

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grape leaf beef

Grape Leaf Beef (Bo Cuon La Nho)

Source: The Vietnamese Cookbook by Diana My Tran

1/2 cup lemongrass, finely minced
1 medium onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, finely minced
1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
1 tablespoon oyster sauce
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 teaspoon oil
2 scallions, finely sliced
1 jar grape leaves, rinsed and spread...

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