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Bun Cha Bliss: Grilled Pork Vermicelli Salad with Zesty Dipping Sauce

Bun Cha

About the Dish:

Bun Cha is a popular Vietnamese dish consisting of grilled pork served with rice noodles, fresh herbs, and a flavorful dipping sauce. The dish originated in Hanoi and has since become a favorite street food across Vietnam. The combination of tender grilled pork, refreshing herbs, and tangy sauce creates a perfect balance of flavors and textures. Bun Cha is typically enjoyed for lunch or dinner and is a satisfying and delicious meal.

Nutrition Information:

Nutrient Amount
Total Fat 12g
Saturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 45mg
Sodium 800mg
Total Carbohydrates 45g
Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 5g
Protein 20g


Ingredient Quantity
Grilled Pork 500g
Rice Noodles 200g
Fresh Herbs (mint, cilantro) 1 cup
Bean Sprouts 1 cup
Garlic 3 cloves
Chili Pepper 1
Fish Sauce 3 tablespoons
Lime Juice 2 tablespoons
Sugar 1 tablespoon
Water 1/4 cup

Cooking Instructions:

  • Step 1: Prepare the grill and grill the pork until cooked through. Slice into thin pieces.
  • Step 2: Cook the rice noodles according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  • Step 3: Mince the garlic and chili pepper. In a small bowl, mix together the fish sauce, lime juice, sugar, minced garlic, minced chili pepper, and water to make the dipping sauce.
  • Step 4: Arrange the cooked rice noodles, grilled pork, fresh herbs, bean sprouts, and dipping sauce on a serving platter.
  • Step 5: To eat, take a small portion of rice noodles, top with grilled pork, herbs, and bean sprouts. Dip in the sauce and enjoy!

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