Khao poun nam phong - Rice vermicelli salad
Updated: Jan 2, 2021
Khao poun nam phong literally means "vermicelli with dry broth", in other words without broth. The rice vermicelli salad is the Lao version of the Vietnamese bò bún.
For 4 persons
400 g rice vermicelli
300 g fillet of beef, cut into thin slices
1 onion, cut into rings
1 tablespoon of vegetable oil
1 teaspoon curry
1 ½ tablespoon soy sauce
150 g lettuce, coarsely sliced
100 g watercress, coarsely sliced
100 g bean sprouts, blanched
150 g banana bud, minced
30 g mint, detailed then coarsely chopped
30 g coriander, coarsely chopped
30 g culantro, coarsely chopped
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Cook the rice vermicelli as described here and set aside.
In a wok, fry the onions in oil for 2 minutes. Add the beef, soy sauce and curry and cook for 3 minutes, stir constantly.
Divide the vermicelli, vegetables and beef into 4 large bowls and serve with the sauce.