Bun bo vien cha gio (meatballs and noodles with spring rolls)
TM6 TM5 TM31

Bun bo vien cha gio (meatballs and noodles with spring rolls)

4.5 (26 ratings)

Ingredients

Meatballs

  • 40 g bread (approx. 1 slice), torn into pieces
  • 40 g full cream milk
  • 1 stalk fresh lemongrass, white part only
  • 3 cm piece fresh ginger, peeled
  • 1 fresh long red chilli, trimmed, deseeded if preferred and cut into halves
  • 2 tsp fish sauce
  • 500 g beef mince
  • 500 g water

Glaze

  • 80 g honey
  • 40 g soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 lime, zest only

Nuoc cham dressing

  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 fresh bird's eye chilli, trimmed and deseeded if preferred
  • 60 g fish sauce
  • 60 g white vinegar
  • 125 g unsweetened coconut water
  • 2 tbsp caster sugar
  • 2 tbsp lime juice

Salad

  • 150 g vermicelli noodles
  • boiling water, for soaking
  • green lettuce leaves
  • 1 cucumber, deseeded and cut into slices on the diagonal
  • 4 sprigs fresh coriander, leaves only
  • 4 sprigs fresh Thai basil, leaves only
  • 1 fresh long red chilli, trimmed, deseeded if preferred and cut into thin slices (optional)
  • 4 spring rolls, cut into 3 pieces (see Tips)

Nutrition
per 1 portion
Calories
2559 kJ / 609.3 kcal
Protein
43 g
Carbohydrates
71.7 g
Fat
13.8 g
Saturated Fat
4.9 g
Fibre
5.3 g
Sodium
3057.6 mg

Like what you see? This recipe and more than 80 000 others are waiting for you!

Sign up for free

Register for our 30 day free trial and discover the world of Cookidoo®. No strings attached.

More information

Alternative recipes