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Vietnamese Style Chicken Noodles Soup Recipe

(Ga Xao Bun Tau)

Ingredients : Serves 4 - 6

4 oz


2 teaspoons

2 teaspoons

1 teaspoon

1/4 teaspoon

1/2 cup



1/4 tablespoon

1/4 tablespoon

1/4 teaspoon

1/4 teaspoon

1 lb

Cellophane noodles

Spring onions (scallions), cut into thin slices


Nuoc cham sauce

Soy sauce

Ground black pepper


Tomatoes, sliced

White onions, sliced





Chicken meat (breast)

Method :
  • Remove skin and de-bone from chicken breast. Cut into large bite size chunks.

  • Reserve bones for soup.

  • Put noodles in a large bowl. Pour boiling water and allow to boil for 10 minutes.

  • Drain and cut noodles into bite-size lengths.

  • Heat oil in wok. Add chicken and onions. Stir fry for 2 minutes. \

  • Add nuoc cham sauce, soy sauce, pepper and water. Bring to boil and simmer for 3 minutes.

  • Add noodles and simmer for 4 minutes. Stir constantly.

  • When noodles are soft, serve in serving bowl with tomatoes, white onions, a dash of white vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper to taste.

  • Garnish with spring onions (scallions)

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