Vietnamese Grilled Chicken with Vermicelli Recipe

Vietnamese Grilled Chicken with Vermicelli


  • 8 cloves garlic minced
  • 5 tbsp fish sauce
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 lbs chicken thighs and/or drumsticks skin on, bone in
  • 1 pack rice vermicelli noodles
  • 1 head butter lettuce torn into small pieces
  • 2 bunches Thai basil
  • 1 bunch mint
  • nuoc cham


  • Mix garlic fish sauce, sugar, and black pepper. Add to the chicken, and marinate for 1-24 hours.
  • Cook the vermicelli according to the package directions, usually about 2 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  • Grill chicken on the barbecue until fully cooked.
  • Place noodles in a bowl, and top with chicken, lettuce, basil, and mint. Cover with daikon, carrots, and liquid from the nuoc cham.