Vietnamese Bun Cha Gio

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by gailanng

Bun Cha is a traditional pork noodle salad, served in a bowl with fresh veggies and nuoc cham. Gio is the Vietnamese word for fried spring rolls. These are added for crunch. From A Spicy Perspective.

Top Review by BouChou

Very good!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Freeze the pork for 30 minutes to firm it up. Then cut each chop in half length-wise and thinly slice. If already frozen, thaw half way before slicing.
  2. Mix the next five ingredients and toss with pork in a bowl. Allow the pork to marinate for 30 minutes.
  3. For the nouc cham, mix the warm water and sugar in a small bowl. Stir until the sugar in dissolved. Then add the following six ingredients; set aside.
  4. Preheat the oven to the necessary temperature provided on the spring roll package. Drizzle a little oil on a cookie sheet and roll the frozen spring rolls in it. Cook the spring rolls according to the provided instructions. Heat a large wok or skillet to high heat. Drain the pork well. Add 1 tablespoon of peanut oil to the wok. Stir fry the pork for 1-3 minutes. Chop the spring rolls into 1/2 inch pieces.
  5. To plate: Place a large hand-full of noodles in the bottom of four bowls. Top each with sprouts, shredded carrots, cucumbers, cilantro and green onions. Place the pork and spring rolls on top; sprinkle with chopped peanuts. Serve with nuoc cham on the side.

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