Vietnam’s most popular dish has long been Vietnamese-American food, but that trend has shifted dramatically in recent years.
It’s now an increasingly popular dish for Vietnamese Americans to enjoy, and the menu of many Vietnamese restaurants has become increasingly eclectic.
Below, we’ve rounded up 10 of our favorite dishes in Vietnam and why they’re worth a try.1.
Kuy kang, Kuy pho and kuy chiang – Vietnamese dishes with a hint of Thai and American flavor are all the rage in the United States.
But in Vietnam, a dish called kuy kung is often the go-to dish.
These are fried eggs with a rich egg custard base, topped with rice, peanuts, and a variety of meats.
The sauce is usually served on top of the rice, which is often sprinkled with minced ginger.
This is one of the best-known dishes in the country, but it’s not the only one.2.
Lối pho – Another popular dish in Vietnam.
Vietnamese food is a little more refined than the American version, and it’s often served with a lot of butter and a little cream.
These dishes are often made with rice and a lot more sauce than the standard American version.3.
Kui mai – The most famous Vietnamese dish.
This Vietnamese-style chicken noodle dish is served with shredded pork and a few other ingredients, and often topped with chili powder and a generous helping of sliced green onions.4.
Thuy hội – This dish has become one of America’s most famous dishes, and is usually a mainstay at any Vietnamese restaurant in the US.
It comes with an assortment of meats and vegetables, and usually includes fried tofu or shrimp.5. Saigon bịnh – Vietnamese cuisine is a bit more refined and westernized than most other Asian cuisines, and its dishes tend to be more traditional and less spicy.
However, some Vietnamese dishes are still quite delicious.
These include Saigon, a Vietnamese take on American chili, and Saigon chấng, a combination of Vietnamese and English beef.6. Pởb tiến – This is another traditional Vietnamese dish that Americans often associate with America.
The dish consists of rice, noodles, and chicken, topped off with peanuts, cilantro, and sliced green onion.
This dish is often made without chicken, and many Vietnamese dishes incorporate a more traditional broth or stock for the soup.7. Phủm hắng – A very simple dish of chicken noodles, beef, and rice.
The broth is usually quite flavorful and the rice is sometimes lightly fried to make it a little lighter.
This dishes is usually topped with sliced green chilies and a tiny dab of sauce.8.
Sụi tẽnh nam – This simple dish is usually paired with rice or noodles, but in recent months, it’s become popular in Vietnam as a main course.
It consists of chicken and noodles, along with a fried egg.
It is often served over a bed of noodles or rice, and there is usually enough broth and fat for a full meal.9.
Kien nam trầ – This Vietnamese noodle soup is a great way to end a long day or evening out with your Vietnamese friends.
This soup is often filled with rice noodles and meat and topped with peanuts.
It can also be made with a few small dishes, like noodles, soup, or a salad.10.
Bù lá – This noodle soups up in a bowl, and while it’s typically served with rice (which is often mixed in with the soup), the noodles are sometimes added to the bowl for a more authentic flavor.11.
Pùn lẹn – A hearty noodle and beef soup.
The beef is usually seasoned with garlic, and added to make the soup more flavorful.12.
Kồi bì – This soup consists of meat, noodles and rice, but is often topped off by a green onion, chili powder, and salt.13.
Kòng pẓnh pự – This beef noodle stew is a classic that many Vietnamese Americans are fond of.
It uses beef broth and beef broth base to make a flavorful stew with pork, beef and chicken.
It has been a popular dish since it was first invented in 1851, and has been passed down through generations.14.
Sươn pho trểm – This flavorful soup is usually made with chicken or pork, but you can also add a few vegetables.
This stew is often used with rice.15.
Sìn h᩹i lám – The Vietnamese-inspired soup made from pork and beef is served over rice, although the dish is sometimes made