For me, here is one of popular Vietnamese Noodle Recipes in our country. And it is Fried Cassava Vermicelli with Eel (Miến Xào Lươn). In weekends, never better when you can enjoy one delicious dish with your beloved family. This dish is the great combination between cassava vermicelli, eel and many vegetables. I bet you will not forget its flavor from the first time.
Fried Cassava Vermicelli with Eel (Miến Xào Lươn)
Are you ready to cook one of amazing Vietnamese Noodle Recipes like this dish? Do not miss a chance to cook it for your family and friends. They will fall in love with it. And if you want, please follow our instructions below carefully.


300gr Eel
1 cup of Cassava Vermicelli – Buy at Vietnamese Markets
1 – 2 brands lemongrass, cleaned and minced
2 – 3 Jelly’s ear mushrooms
Spices: chili, salt, maggi’s stuff, sugar, pepper
1 teaspoon curry flour
1 – 2 tablespoons coconut syrup
Scallion, purple onion, saw leaf herb
5gr Coriander, cleaned and sliced small
Rice pancakes, grilled (Bánh Đa) – Buy at Vietnamese Markets.


Step 1: Clean eel carefully, weed out all innards. But eel on basket, add more salt, use your hands to scrape eel to reduce all slimy. Next, chop into sort sections. Wait to dry.

Step 2: Pour eel on bowl, add curry flour + 1 teaspoon salt + pepper + sliced purple onion, and mix together. Wait about 30 – 45 minutes.
Step 3: Soak cassava vermicelli in hot water about 5 – 7 minutes. Next, use scissors cut them shortly. Then, wash again in cold water.
Step 4: Soak Jelly’s ear mushrooms into cold water about 5 – 7 minutes. Cut off the root and slice thinly.
Step 5: Peel off the cover of purple onion, slice small. Clean scallion, chili and saw leaf herb, slice small.
Step 6: Put pan on cooking stove, add 2 teaspoons oil, wait to hot, add more purple onion + lemongrass + chili and fry until it is fragrant.
Step 7: Here is the important step to create one of stunning Vietnamese Noodle Recipes, so please concentrate on our instructions from now on. Add eel on pan, fry about 2 – 3 minutes. Pour 1 – 2 tablespoons coconut syrup and cover the pan. Cook until it boils. Please remember use the small heat in this step. Next, add more sliced Jelly’s ear mushroom and fry about 3 – 5 minutes more, season again to suit your flavor.
Step 8: Next, add more cassava vermicelli into pan, fry well about 3 – 4 minutes. Turn off the heat.
Finally, you basically finish one of stunning Vietnamese Noodle Recipes. After turn off the heat, add more sliced scallion + saw leaf herb and mix well. Pour on plate; using when it is hot more perfect. If you want to increase its flavor, you can eat with rice pancakes. Hope you like this recipe and Good Luck for your Cooking.
Fried Cassava Vermicelli with Eel (Miến Xào Lươn).
From Vietnamese Food Team.

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