Recipe Bun Bo Hue. Recipe for Bun Bo Hue for two people. Ingredients needed for preparing the recipe of Bun Bo Hue and places where you can buy the ingredients for the recipe of Bun Bo Hue

Bun Bo Hue Recipe

Bun Bo Hue

Bun Bo Hue made in Spain
Bun Bo Hue is a spicy soup with rice noodles and pork leg, typical of the region in the center of Vietnam, Hue, here's the Bun Bo Hue recipe for two people.

Details recipe

  • preparation time: 1 hour 30 minutes.
  • Difficulty: low.
  • Price: 15$.

Ingredients to prepare Bun Bo Hue

Ingredients and quantities to prepare Bun Bo Hue for 2 people:
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  • rice noodles (bun), but noodles is Phở type also are worth 200 gr
  • Osso bucco or veal, bo 300gr morcillo
  • pig's trotters (cut 2 handyman in 3 parts)
  • white bone of beef ( 300 gr)
  • citronella ( 5 whole sticks)
  • seeds of achiote (curry beans), annatto seeds ( 2 tablespoons)
  • Lima ( 1 unit cut into quarters)
  • onion and/or chives ( 1 unit)
  • water spinach (Chinese spinach or rau muống)
  • Bean sprouts
  • Outbreaks of banana
  • Shrimp Pasta
  • Chili paste
  • Cayenne
  • 2 dried chillies or chilli seeds
  • red sweet paprika
  • Olive oil

Photos of the ingredients for the recipe of Bun Bo Hue

Rau Muong - Water Spinach - Spinach Chinese
Rau Muong - Water Spinach - Spinach Chinese

citronella frozen
citronella frozen

Frozen lemongrass
Hiebra lemon (citronella) frozen

Flour citronella
Flour citronella

Citronella powder
Citronella powder

Meat and bone white knuckle of veal
Meat and bone white knuckle of veal

spring onions


Pig's trotters
Pig's trotters

Bean sprouts
Bean sprouts

Chinese noodles (bun)
Chinese noodles (bun)

Shrimp Pasta
Shrimp paste (mam ruốc)

Spicy Shrimp Pasta
Spicy Shrimp Pasta

Achiote seeds - beans curry (annatto seeds)
Achiote seeds - beans curry

Curry seeds (annatto seed)
Curry seeds (annatto seed)

Where to buy the ingredients for the Bun Bo Hue Recipe

You can find all ingredients to prepare the recipe for Bun Bo Hue in supermarkets Iberochina Street General Margallo.
  • Water spinach: (Chinese spinach or Rau muống). In the supermarket of Plaza de España or in the street General Margallo (Photo 3).
  • Citronella: (herb lemon, lemon grass). In General Margallo, in the Iberochina supermarket. In the great (Photo 3) sold frozen buds, in the small (Photo 2) sold citronella in dust.
  • Shrimp pasta: (Mắm ruốc). In General Margallo, in the little shop that seems Philippine (Photo 2).
  • Rice paste noodles: (bun). Iberochina, on calle General Margallo (Photo 3).
  • Cilantro: in almost any grocery store. Also iberochina (Photo 3) of General Margallo Street.
  • Chili paste, chili seeds: supermarkets iberochina (Photo 2 and photo 3).
  • Pig's trotters, beef bones, veal: any butcher.
  • Paste of pork: in the small shop Street General Margallo (Photo 2), although I recommend buying any mercadona chopped or similar.
  • Lima: mercadona, carrefour, alcampo and similar.
  • Soybeans: iberochina (Photo 3), carrefour, supercor.
  • Chives: supercor, carrefour and iberochina (Photo 3)

Asian supermarket in Principe Pio, Madrid
Photo 1: Asian supermarket Principe Pio, Madrid
Asian supermarket in Madrid
Photo 2: Asian supermarket Iberochina General Margallo
Chinese Supermarket Iberochina
Photo 3: Chinese Supermarket Iberochina
Asian Exotic Plants
Photo 4: Asian Exotic Plants

Preparation of Bun Bo Hue

Vietnamese Cuisine: Bun Bo Hue
Vietnamese Cuisine: Bun Bo Hue
  • Boil 3 litres of water in a pot, when ebulla miss the handyman of pork, beef and morcillo, beef bone, citronella, shrimp paste and chillies. Lower the intensity of the fire and remove impurities from the stock from time to time.
  • FRY in a pan with olive oil seeds of achiote, when the seed purchase a black color, remove seeds oil (e.g., with a colander). Add the paprika and chili paste, Saute lightly and add to the broth.
  • Reduce the broth to fire beguinners.
  • Boiling water to prepare noodles to the dente, we will need more or less time depending on the thickness of the noodles, usually between 5-10 minutes.
  • Separate the meat from the broth to present, It is cut into very thin slices to juliana.
  • Add the meat item to the broth along with the coriander, soybeans, water spinach, outbreaks of banana, a little onion, a few seeds of chilli and lime juice.

Preparation of Bun Bo Hue accompaniment

We removed spinach leaves water and the bottom of the stem. With a knife we leave the stalks in half in book form. The file the leave in 4 parts crescent.

Chinese spinach
Chinese spinach

Water spinach
water spinach

Put on a plate condiments, ie, lime, bean sprouts, water spinach and optionally starting lettuce. In a separate small bowl, put chilli seeds or chili paste.

Bun Bo Hue accompaniment
accompaniment for Bun Bo Hue

And this is the end result, what we called Bun Bo Hue made ​​in Spain.

Bun Bo Hue made ​​in Spain
Bun Bo Hue made in Spain

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