16 Apr '13, 11pm

Bun thit – cold Vietnamese vermicelli noodles

Bun thit – cold Vietnamese vermicelli noodles

Bun thit – cold Viet vermicelli noodles Adapted from finecooking.com Serves 4 Noodles 8 oz dried vermicelli Garnish (it’s fine to approximate the amounts of the garnish to your taste as well) 2 cups fresh, crisp bean sprouts, with the ends removed 1½ cups peeled, seeded and julienned cucumber, about 3” in length ½ cup roughly chopped or hand torn whole mint leaves (I grow my own mint leaves in the garden, they grow easily and you can use them in a cinch) ½ cup roughly chopped or hand torn Thai basil leaves (I also grow these in the garden) 4-5 tbsp chopped roasted cashews (for more healthful nuts, I use raw cashews, and pop them in the oven for roasting with a light sprinkle of salt, and break them into small pieces using a pestle and mortar afterwards) or peanuts ½ cup fresh cilantro (coriander) Nuoc Cham* (the sauce) 2-3 fresh chilli padi/Thai bird chilli, cored, seeded,...

Full article: http://chubbyhubby.net/recipes/vietnamese-cold-noodles/

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