"In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. The same was in the beginning with God. All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made. In him was life; and the life was the light of men." John 1:1-4 KJV

"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life." John 3:16 KJV

"And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst." John 6:35 KJV

"That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved." Romans 10:9 KJV

"It is the spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life." John 6:63 KJV

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Saturday, December 22, 2012

Vietnamese Noodles with Pork and Shrimp (Mì Quảng)

Ingredients & Cooking Directions for Mì Quảng - Quảng Style Noodle with Pork and Shrimp

Estimated Servings: 4

Step 1: Make the noodles

1 package Mì Quảng noodles
8 cups water

For this recipe, you can either use Mì Quảng noodles but if you cannot find these noodles, you can make your own by cooking flat rice noodles and cook it with 1 teaspoon of turmeric. To cook the Mì Quảng noodles, turn your stove on high heat and bring the water to a boil. Then add in the noodles and cook them according to the directions on the package. Finally rinse and drain the noodles and set them aside.

Step 2: Prepare pork & shrimp

1 pound sliced pork shoulder
½ pound deveined shrimp
2 tablespoons fish sauce
1 teaspoon minced garlic
2 teaspoons minced onion
2 tablespoons Mì Quảng seasoning
¾ teaspoon salt
¾ teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 teaspoon paprika

In a bowl, add ½ teaspoon of garlic, ½ teaspoon of onion, Mì Quảng seasoning, salt, pepper, fish sauce, and pork and mix them up. Then cover the bowl with plastic wrap and allow it to marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Next turn your stove on medium high heat and add 1 tablespoon oil to a large pan. When the oil gets hot, add in the onions and garlic and cook them until fragrant. Then add in the marinated pork and sauté for 2-3 minutes or until it is cooked all the way through. Pour it on a plate and set it aside.

Using the same pan your sautéed the pork in, add 1 tablespoon of oil, turn your stove on medium heat, and pour in the shrimp and paprika in the pan. Toss the shrimp and paprika together for about 2 minutes or until fully cooked. Then remove it from the heat and set it aside.

***If you do not have Mì Quảng seasoning, mix 2 teaspoons paprika, 2 teaspoons garlic powder 2 teaspoons salt and 2 teaspoons sugar.

Step 3: Cook the broth

7 cups chicken broth
¼ cup dried shrimp
7 cups water
2 tablespoons salt
2 ounces rock sugar

Add all of the ingredients in this step to a large pot and turn your stove on high heat. Then cover the pot with a lid and allow the broth to come to a boil. Once it is boiling add the pork and then turn the stove down to medium. Allow the broth to simmer for about 10 minutes and then add in the shrimp. Finally cook the broth for an additional 2-3 minutes until the broth turns into a red color.

Step 4: Assemble the dish

Bean sprouts
Perilla leaves
Mint leaves
Lime wedges
Chopped cilantro
Thinly sliced green onions
Crushed roasted peanuts
Black sesame rice crackers

Break up the rice crackers and microwave them for 30 seconds to 1 minute until they puff up. To assemble the dish, add the cooked noodles into a serving bowl. Then place the shrimp, pork, bean sprouts, and herbs on top of the noodles. Next pour in the broth and top everything with crushed peanuts, green onions and some rice crackers. Before eating squeeze in some lime juice.


  1. Thank you for your recipe. It's really helpful. My Quang noodles was successful.

  2. That's fantastic Anna! Congratulations!!!