When visiting Ho Chi Minh City, one of amazing street food you should not miss is Banh trang nuong (Vietnamese Pizza). It apparently originated in the hill town of Dalat before making its way to Ho Chi Minh City a few years ago. It is a very popular street snacks for students and teenagers in Vietnam. This is most likely the best and easiest snack prepared on the grill that you’ve never heard of. Cheap, sweet and quick are usually the key elements. Travel Indochina
The basic Ho Chi Minh City version of Banh trang nuong tends to be a spoon of cooked ground pork, sliced green onions and a cracked quail egg spread evenly over rice paper and toasted over the heat of a grill. After a few minutes, when it is no longer translucent, it is drizzled with a sriracha-style chili sauce and folded in half.
The Dalat version is more elaborately prepared on a thicker rice paper; it features a cracked chicken egg topped pizza style with slices of sausage, tiny dried shrimp, assorted cooked seafood, green onions and cheese. South Vietnam tours packages
It is easy to cook, you could do by yourself. Spread all toppings of your choice over the rice paper and grill over char coal until the butter and cheese melted. Next, crack a quail egg on top and swirled the egg around with a spoon to break up the egg and mix it all up with the rest of the ingredients. The egg adds taste value as well as helps the ingredients stick to the rice paper and possibly to wet the “banh trang” a little bit so that it will cook properly on the grill. Continue grilling until quail egg is cooked. Whirl rice paper gently to make sure it cooks well. Finally, you just finished one of amazing Vietnamese Food Recipes. This dish costs just few minutes for finishing. After grilled, you can fold in half and eating with chili and tamarind sauce. However, you can use scissors to cut into medium pieces for serving. You should eat when it is hot.
This crispy snack is being served in little restaurants or right on the street so it isn’t hard to miss. Once you have mastered this simple recipe your adult friends will swarm your barbecue as they sip on their beers and cocktails. So don’t be surprised if this addictive crunchy snack becomes a staple this barbecue season.
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