Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Salad)

Simple Salad Recipe

(Rau Tron Don Gian)

Ingredients : Serves 4-5








3 tablespoons



Salad dressing

60 ml

60 ml

15 ml

3 cloves

1 teaspoon


3 tablespoons

Lettuce, finely shredded

Cucumber, peeled and cut lengthways

into thin strips

Carrots, peeled and cut lengthways

into thin strips

Large handful of bean sprouts,

washed and drained thoroughly

Fresh mint, chopped

Hard-boiled eggs, quartered, to garnish



Nuoc Mam sauce

Lemon juice

Wine vinegar

Garlic, finely chopped and crushed


Red chili pepper, finely chopped

Crushed roasted peanuts

Method :
  • Combine the lettuce, cucumber, carrots and bean sprouts. Mix lightly.

  • Mix the Nuoc Mam sauce, lemon juice and vinegar.

  • Add the garlic and sugar. Stir thoroughly, then add the chili and peanuts. Stir again.

  • Toss the dressing into the salad and scatter the coriander and mint over the top.

  • Garnish with the egg quarters.

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