Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Poultry)

Quail in Vegetable Packet Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4-6

2 tablespoons

2 tablespoons

1 tablespoon

2 tablespoon


1 sprig

1 sprig

300 g

1/4 teaspoon

1/4 teaspoon

1/2 teaspoon

2 teaspoons

3 tablespoons

1/2 teaspoon

1/2 teaspoon

1 tablespoon

Chopped Chinese mushrooms, soaked

Chopped water chestnuts

Chopped preserved vegetables

Oyster sauce

Iceberg or or web's lettuce leaves

Fresh mint leaves

Fresh coriander leaves

Quail meat, boned and minced

Salt, or to taste

Ground black pepper, or to taste


Fish sauce

Vegetable oil

Minced garlic

Minced fresh root ginger

Chopped spring onion

Spicy fish sauce, to serve

Method :
  • In a bowl, mix quail meat with salt, pepper, sugar and fish sauce.

  • Leave to marinate for 20 minutes.

  • Heat oil in a wok or frying pan and lightly brown garlic and ginger.

  • Add quail meat and stir fry for about 1 minute.

  • Add spring onion, mushrooms, water chestnuts and preserved vegetables and blend well.

  • Stir fry for 2 minutes, then stir in oyster sauce. Transfer to a serving dish.

  • To serve, place 2 tablespoons of mixture on a lettuce leaf with some mint and coriander and roll it up tightly, then dip roll into Spicy Fish Sauce before eating.

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