Braised Pork Ribs and Shrimp with Quail Eggs (Suon Tom Ram Man)

I couldn’t decide on the protein braised dish I wanted to pair with the Stir-fried Water Spinach with Garlic last night, so I decided to add shrimp to my braised pork ribs and quail eggs recipe for some epic surf and turf action with all the protein hanging out in the pool of braising liquid … Continue reading Braised Pork Ribs and Shrimp with Quail Eggs (Suon Tom Ram Man)

Grilled Cilantro Lime Shrimp

Last summer, I experimented with different robust seasonings and zesty marinades for grilled shrimp. The cilantro lime marinade for this recipe instantly became a family favorite and also enjoyed by everyone that tasted it. The cilantro lime marinade contains fresh classic Mexican flavors. The herbaceous cilantro and tart lime juice brighten up the succulent shrimp … Continue reading Grilled Cilantro Lime Shrimp

Vietnamese Pork and Shrimp Udon Noodle Soup (Banh Canh)

            When you think of popular Vietnamese noodle soups, what's the first thing that pops up in your head?  Pho, right?  Well, in Phu Quoc, my parents' hometown in Vietnam, Banh Canh, a.k.a. Vietnamese Udon Noodle Soup is king.  This is what I remember seeing most people eat on a … Continue reading Vietnamese Pork and Shrimp Udon Noodle Soup (Banh Canh)

Stir Fried Beef and Shrimp with Vermicelli Noodles (Bun Bo va Tom Xao)

After the Bò Nướng Vĩ/ Bò Nhúng Dấm Spring Roll Party, there were tons of extra uncooked beef, shrimp, and veggies. I don't mind the left overs because there are so many things you can do with it for subsequent meals. Simply bring a pot water to a boil, cook the Vermicelli Noodles according to the … Continue reading Stir Fried Beef and Shrimp with Vermicelli Noodles (Bun Bo va Tom Xao)