Vietnamese Salad Recipes

Salad and veggies are a big part of Vietnamese cuisine too. Stand-alone salads are very common, as well as goi cuon, which is literally rolled up salad. Most salads are paired with bright herbs and flavor-packed dressing. Yumm!

Vietnamese Green Mango Salad with Shrimp (Gỏi Xoài)

Plate of Vietnamese mango salad with shrimp

Vietnamese mango salad (gỏi xoài) is a vibrant dish featuring green mangoes, shrimp, and is highlighted with fresh herbs like mint, thai basil and cilantro. It’s a mouth-watering combination of sweet, sour, salty with lots of contrasts in texture. Disclaimer: this is supposed to be a very simple salad. The one we’re making here has a bit of […]

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Vietnamese Papaya & Beef Jerky Salad – Gỏi Đu Đủ Khô Bò

Vietnamese papaya and beef jerky salad close up

This is an easy 3-ingredient papaya salad you can throw together in a few minutes. There’s t the cooking required, just easy prep so you can get to snacking. Green papaya and beef jerky salad is a light appetizer, a great choice for a snack or appetizer. My mom says she used to buy this from food carts in Vietnam. […]

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Vietnamese Spring Rolls Recipe (Gỏi cuốn)

goi cuon recipe

This traditional Vietnamese Spring Roll recipe (gỏi cuốn) is a fresh and healthy recipe, full of veggies, lean meat, and shrimp so you can chow down with less guilt :). Made from just rice and water, the rice paper (bánh tráng) could be easily used for lots of other things. At one Vietnamese market, over five brands of this stuff. […]

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