Bun Thit Nuong is made with simple components noodle, pork, peanut, vegetable, among others. The pork is thinly sliced and seasoned with fish sauce, black pepper, lemon grass and garlic. After marinating the meat for a few hours, it is grilled by little throughout the day to ensure that every customer can enjoy freshly grilled meat. The grilled meat has a nice even brown color, is not overly dry, and has the characteristic lemongrass flavor.
The distinctive sauce prepared from pork liver, peanuts, and sesame seeds is what sets this dish apart. All of the ingredients are heated together until a thick consistency is achieved. Instead of fish sauce, the flavor in Hue come alive when blended with a warm peanut sauce.
The grilled pork and rice noodles are served with a fresh vegetables. The fresh vegetable varies according to season and place, but the most common ingredients are pickled carrot and papaya, lettuce, bean sprouts, coriander. To add more taste, roasted peanuts are sprinkled on top.