F&W Free Preview All You Coastal Living Cooking Light Food and Wine tab Health myRecipes Southern Living Sunset
My F&W
quick save (...)

Hung Huynh

After graduating from the Culinary Institute of America, Top Chef season 3 winner Hung worked his way through some of Manhattan’s top kitchens, including Per Se’s. He left New York in early 2006 to work at the haute Restaurant Guy Savoy in Las Vegas before answering the Top Chef casting call. Huynh recently returned to New York and plans to open a restaurant of his own soon.

Recipes

  • Hung’s Clay Pot Rice
    As a student at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, Hung Huynh learned to cook with the Chinese trinity—GGS, or ginger, garlic and scallions. He uses all three here to flavor his earthy, mushroom-and-bacon-studded clay pot rice.
  • Lemongrass-Marinated Pompano with Dipping Sauce
    In this healthy recipe, crispy-skinned pompano fillets stay moist and are delicious with the hot-sweet-tangy dipping sauce.
  • Chocolate-Banana Tempura with Ice Cream and Caramel
    For Hung Huynh’s Asian take on a banana split, halved bananas are stuffed with bittersweet chocolate, coated in a light tempura batter and fried until golden. The indulgent dessert is finished with rum-spiked caramel sauce and vanilla ice cream.

Profile + Features

Photos

Top Chef 3 winner Hung Huynh, F&W’s Gail Simmons, Top Chef 1 contestant Marcel Vigneron.

More Top Chef Winners & Recipes

Top Chef Recipes

Top Chef Recipes

Hosea Rosenberg

Season 5:
Hosea Rosenberg

Stephanie Izard

Season 4:
Stephanie Izard

Ilan Hall

Season 2:
Ilan Hall

Harold Dieterle

Season 1:
Harold Dieterle

Published September 2008
You Might Also Like

Comments

Add A Comment

    Add a Comment

    See our terms
    You must be logged in to comment. or
    advertisement
    The Dish
    Receive delicious recipes and smart wine advice 4x per week in this e-newsletter.
    The Wine List Weekly pairing plus best bottles to buy.
    F&W Daily One sensational dish served fresh every day.
    American Express Publishing ("AEP") may use your email address to send you account updates and offers that may interest you. To learn more about the ways we may use your email address and about your privacy choices, read the AEP Privacy Statement.
    How we use your email address
    advertisement
    Congratulations to Nicholas Elmi, winner of Top Chef: New Orleans, the 11th season of Bravo's Emmy-Award winning, hit reality series.

    Already looking forward to next year (June 19-21, 2015)? Relive your favorite moments from the culinary world's most sensational weekend in the Rocky Mountains.