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Learn to make Vietnamese Porridge with Chicken Salad in a private online class!

Approximately 1.5 hours
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Your host Son
Son is a tour guide, wedding planner, and lover of traditional cultures and cuisines. His tourism adventure started in 2016, when he ran his own homestay from his hometown - Mekong Delta. Since then he has thoroughly enjoyed hosting travelers from all over the world, and introducing them to his Vietnamese heritage and culture. Son is also a very passionate home chef, who enjoys plating and styling his food, before serving it to his guests, friends and family. He started to cook at the age of 7 and has learned to cook traditional dishes from his mother, grandmother and aunty. Starting out as a tiny kitchen helper, who cut all the ingredients, to head chef in his home kitchen! Being a Traveling Spoon host will help Son share his passion for food and cooking, and will also help him connect with like-minded people from around the world.

Highlights
  • Learn to make two traditional Vietnamese dishes, Chao goi ga and Nuoc mam cham
  • Private, one-on-one online instruction with a Ho Chi Minh City native
  • Scheduled mutually at your convenience (host lives in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (GMT+7)
  • Customization available for dietary restrictions or preferences
  • Recipes and ingredients list will be emailed in advance of class
  • Travel from your own home and learn Vietnamese culinary traditions!
What will you cook together
  • Vietnamese rice porridge with chicken salad (chao goi ga)
  • Vietnamese fish sauce dipping (nuoc mam cham)
Ingredients
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  • 1 whole free-range chicken
  • 11 cups water
  • 2 whole white onions (peeled)
  • 2 golf-ball size ginger pieces (smashed)
  • 1/2 cup short-grain rice (rinse thoroughly, drain and soak in cold water for 15 minutes)
  • 1/2 cup sweet rice (rinse thoroughly, drain and soak in cold water for 15 minutes)
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp chicken bouillon powder
  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • A few sprigs of Vietnamese coriander (rau ram)
  • 4 cups shredded cabbage
  • 4 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup grated or matchstick carrots
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/2 cup roughly chopped fresh mint
  • 1/2 cup roughly chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup chopped peanuts
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tbsp lime juice (1 fresh lime)
  • 3/4 cup fish sauce
  • 6 garlic cloves (thinly sliced or minced with a garlic press)
  • 2 chili peppers with seeds removed (thinly sliced or minced)

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HOW IT WORKS
  • Submit your request and payment and receive confirmation details and recipe (typically within 48 hours)
  • Meet your host online at your agreed time for your private cooking lesson!
  • Free cancellation up to 48 hours before event