Now that you’ve discovered our essential guide to traditional Vietnamese ingredients, use these exotic flavours to whip up three of our favourite Vietnamese prawn recipes.
Slathered in sweet chilli sauce, honey and soy, these barbecued prawns are threaded onto lemongrass sticks, which imparts a gentle citrus note as the seafood cooks.
This Vietnamese rice vermicelli salad is packed with vibrant Vietnamese herbs, salty fish sauce, crunchy vegetables and plump prawns. It’s ideal on its own as a light lunch or dinner, or as part of a Vietnamese banquet.
One of Vietnam’s signature dishes is the rice paper roll. You can fill these soft rice paper rolls with all manner of protein, herbs and vermicelli noodles, but for a refreshing take on the classic, try this version of summer rolls with prawns and fresh fruit.
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