Vietnamese Macaroni Soup - Sup Nui Thit Bam

  • Post by Ang Cooks
  • May 16, 2021


  • 200g pack of rice macaroni
  • 1/2 lb ground pork
  • 2-3 carrots (diced)
  • 2-3 celery sticks (diced)
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp MSG
  • 1 tsp chicken bouillon
  • black pepper
  • green onions (garnish)
  • cilantro (garnish)


  1. Bring a 6 qt pot of water to boil.

  2. While waiting, prepare the meat. Combine the ground pork, fish sauce, sugar, MSG, chicken bouillon, and black pepper. Set aside.

  3. Once the water boils, create meatballs from the ground pork and drop them into the boiling water. Allow to cook for 5 minutes. Once they float, they should be cooked.

  4. Add your carrots and celery and allow to cook for another 5 minutes.

  5. In a separate pot, cook your macaroni according to package instructions.

  6. Season your soup with additional fish sauce, sugar, and chicken bouillon.

  7. Assemble your bowl with macaroni, green onions, cilantro, black pepper, fried shallots, and ladle in the soup. Add chili oil for an additional kick.