Cookbook:Cao lầu (Vietnamese Pork Noodles with Greens)

Cookbook | Ingredients | Recipes | Cuisine of Vietnam

Cao lầu is a Vietnamese regional noodle dish which originated in Hội An, in the Quang Nam Province of central Vietnam.

This serves 3-4 people.



  1. Heat oil and paprika.
  2. Fry pork with smashed garlic, soy sauce, chicken stock and spices for 3 minutes
  3. Add 1 tbsp water and fry for a further 2 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat, put aside.
  5. Put hot water on heat and add sprouts, cook for 1-2 minutes until soft.
  6. Remove sprouts, add noodles and cook noodles for 2 minutes.
  7. Put noodles in a bowl, on top of lettuce and greens, add pork, chopped spring onions, croûtons, and chiles.