Viet Turmeric & Dill Fish W/ Rice Noodles

Course: Lunch, DinnerDifficulty: Beginner
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Viet Turmeric and Dill Fish with Rice Noodles is a delicious and flavorful dish that’s very popular in Vietnamese cuisine. The dish features crispy and golden brown fish fillets that have been marinated in turmeric, garlic, and fish sauce.

The addition of fresh dill leaves gives the dish a unique and aromatic flavor that’s hard to resist. The soft and chewy rice noodles provide the perfect base for this dish, absorbing all of the delicious flavors from the fish and marinade.

Overall, this dish offers a perfect combination of textures and flavors that’s both satisfying and healthy. It’s a great option for those who are looking for an easy-to-prepare yet impressive meal that’s sure to impress their guests!


  • 2 tbsp turmeric powder

  • 2 cups fresh dill leaves, chopped

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil

  • 1 tbsp sugar

  • 1 tbsp minced garlic

  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes

  • 1 lb firm white fish, such as cod or halibut, cut into bite-sized pieces

  • 1 tbsp fish sauce

  • 1 package (8 oz) rice noodles

  • 1 tbsp minced ginger

  • 1/4 cup water

  • Lime wedges, for serving

  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar

  • 1/4 cup roasted peanuts, chopped


  • In a bowl, mix the turmeric powder and vegetable oil. Add the fish and toss to coat well.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the fish and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side until golden brown and cooked through. Remove the fish from the skillet and set aside.
  • In the same skillet, add the minced garlic, ginger, and red pepper flakes. Cook for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
  • Add the fish sauce, sugar, rice vinegar, and water to the skillet. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to low.
  • Add the cooked fish and chopped dill to the skillet. Mix well and cook for 1-2 minutes until the dill is wilted and the sauce is evenly distributed.
  • Cook the rice noodles according to package instructions. Drain and divide into serving bowls.
  • Ladle the fish and dill mixture over the rice noodles.
  • Garnish with chopped roasted peanuts and serve with lime wedges.


  • Nutritional information may vary depending on the specific ingredients and amounts used in the recipe.

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

Serving Size4g


  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 9g 14%
    • Saturated Fat 2g 10%
  • Cholesterol 53mg 18%
  • Sodium 506mg 22%
  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Carbohydrate 56g 19%
    • Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
    • Sugars 6g
  • Protein 26g 52%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

    Enjoy your delicious and healthy Viet Turmeric And Dill Fish With Rice Noodles!

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