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The Flavor of The Middle East in Saigon

posted Feb 1, 2012, 6:40 PM by Dong Travel Ticketing   [ updated Feb 1, 2012, 6:40 PM by Mickey Dong Hoang Thinh ]

Unpolished rice is a popular dish to cook becait is nutritious and becait has many good ingredients for cardiovascular health. It can reduce cholesterol and help you lose weight. The sudden inspiration of  cooks offers gastronomes of Vietnamese and Middle East cuisine a chance to enjoy unique “rolled shrimp with black rice vermicelli and sauté arca.


"Not sophisticated, but strange, the dish has black rice vermicelli, shrimp, and is covered with a fascinating sauté arca and special sauce. The aroma of unpolished rice, the hot flavor of curry, crispy shrimp, and arca are mixed to create a unique dish.

Ingredients of this dish include shrimp, black vermicelli, Alaska arca, curry sauce, fennel, salad, pumpkin, pepper and cooking oil. Mix shrimp with pepper and put in the stove for about 4 minutes. Pound pumpkin and sauté arca. The secret to having a delicious dish is the sauce. Boil butter and fry ginger, garlic, and onion until yellow. Add some tomatoes, hot pepper, curry and coriander. Cook for about 10 minutes and grind the mixture with coconut milk and ice cream. Decorate the dish with some fennels and salads.

A mix of Vietnamese and Middle East cuisine is uniquely expressed through sweet ice cream sauce and soft vermicelli. You can experience culinary values through this dish and cook it at home.

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79 Suong Nguyet Anh, Dist. 1, HCMC
Tel: 08. 6290 6571.