Monday, January 09, 2006

Bún Nem Bì

Pork Skin and Sour Ham Noodle Salad

1/2 lb pork skin mixtures
1/2 lb fried ham
6 pieces sour ham
2-3 cups cooked rice noodle
2 cups red leaf lettuce, chopped
1 cup bean sprout
1 cucumber, Julianed
1 cup beefsteak leaf (Perilla)
3 T roasted peanuts (crushed)
8 stalks green onion, diced
1 T vegetable oil
2 cups sweet and sour fish sauce dressing

You can buy pork skin mixture (bì), fried ham (chả chiên), sour ham (nem chua) in any Vietnamese Fastfood (sandwich) store.

Rice Noodle (sold in most Asian super market). Put rice noodle in boiling water and cook for 2-3 minutes. Turn off heat and let it sit for 1-2 more minutes. Rinse over water.

Sweet and sour fish sauce
1/4 cup fish sauce + 1 cup hot water+ 1/2 cup sugar + 1/2 cup vinegar + 1 T minced garlic. Mix well. Add shredded carrot and chilli sauce(optional)

Put Green Onion + 1 T oil in microwave and cook for 1 minute.

Place lettuce + bean sprout + cucumber + beefsteak leaf + rice noodle in a serving salad bowl then top with pork skin mixture, sour ham, fried ham, green onion, roasted peanut, add sweet and sour fish sauce and mix well.

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