15 Vietnamese-Inspired Recipes to Try at Home

We’re always craving Vietnamese food. When the weather is warm, we can’t get enough of the crunchy salads and party-ready summer rolls. And when it’s cold and snowy, nothing hits the spot like a steaming bowl of pho. And here’s the great news: Most Vietnamese dishes are actually really easy to make at home. Here are 15 of our favorite recipes, from super-authentic dishes to some fun spin-offs.

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Pork Banh Mi Burger

Packed with raw and pickled veggies, cilantro and lime and paired with marinated pork, fish sauce and spicy chili. Sign us up.

Vietnamese Chicken Salad

Fresh, tangy and crunchy. This is exactly what we want when it’s hot outside. (And OK, even when it’s not.)

Loaded Chicken Pho

We never thought we’d have the patience to make our own pho. But thanks to Coterie member Gaby Dalkin and our trusty Instant Pot, it’s now in our regular rotation.

Vietnamese Shrimp And Collard Greens Salad

We always rely on Coterie member Phoebe Lapine for inventive, healthy dinner salads. This one does not disappoint.

Vietnamese Shaking Beef With Gingered Sweet Potatoes

Bonus: It’s ready in just about half an hour. Hello, new weeknight favorite.

Banh Mi Hot Dogs

Making a traditional banh mi from scratch sounds extremely daunting. But putting all of our favorite toppings on a hot dog? Not daunting at all, and almost as delicious.

Vietnamese Coffee Popsicles

Coterie member Aida Mollenkamp is taking iced coffee to the next level. We’ll be eating these on repeat all summer long.

Ginger Lemongrass Pork Lettuce Wraps

These little guys are filled with ginger soy lemongrass pork, carrots, cucumber, mint, Thai basil, cucumber, spicy Thai bird chilis and topped with crispy fried shallots and a drizzle of Vietnamese nuoc cham sauce (yum).

Vietnamese Meatball And Sweet Potato Noodle Bowl

Meal prep these on Sundays for super-flavorful lunches all week long. (Did we mention they only take 30 minutes to whip up from start to finish?)

Vietnamese Spring Roll Salad

Ditch the wonton wrappers and eat this delightful mix of shrimp, shredded carrots, cilantro and mint, cucumber, green cabbage, rice noodles, peanuts and bean sprouts in salad form.

Vietnamese Beef Cabbage Wraps

Bonus: The beef cooks in the slow cooker, making this a fabulous weeknight meal.

Instant Pot Vietnamese Maple Caramelized Short Ribs

This six-ingredient wonder is comfort food to the max, so make sure you have time for a nap afterwards.

Vietnamese Noodles With Lemongrass Chicken

The sweet, sour and tangy lemongrass chicken is the star of the show (and claiming a permanent place in our recipe repertoire).

Cauliflower Banh Mi

Truly, is there anything that cauliflower can’t do? Here, it’s marinated with chili garlic sauce, coconut aminos, maple syrup, lime juice and avocado oil.

Summer Rolls And Two Dipping Sauces

Everyone knows that the dipping sauce is the best part. Why have one when you can have two?