5 famous Phu Quoc food to eat

Updated: 13/5/2018                388 words            ⏰ 2 minutes

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1. Sea urchin (Cau gai bien)

Regardless of the danger sea urchin may cause when diving, people still love dishes made from them. To be honest, the sea urchins contribute to the value and uniqueness of the Phu Quoc cuisine cause of its too mouth-watering and full of nutrition. First, cut a sea urchin into two halves, and then wash all blood vessels from its body. Many locals suppose that grilling is the common way the majority of travelers prefer. Just lightly grill, top them up with onion and peanuts and all you need to do is to take a spoon of the flesh and eggs inside then enjoy with the mixture of salt, lime juice and pepper

The taste of sea urchins including the fat mixed with sweetness of the ingredients to create an unforgettable taste. Inspite of quick-process to be readily served, this dish will gives you an appetite with a different feel to the spicy dish served with mustard or porridge. 

Sea urchins ( Source: Internet)

Place to eat Sea urchin (Cau gai bien)

  • Song Xanh Restaurant on 30/4 street.
  • Trung Duong Marina Restaurant at 136 30/4 street.
  • Dinh Cau Night Market

Price: from 20,000-50,0000

2. Fried Squids with Fish Sauce

The squid season is from February to May of the Lunar year so many fisherman will catch and only impeccably fresh squids are selected to process. There are many ways to cook them such as making porridge, steam, boil, grilled, fry each of cooking way has it own task, especially fried squid will make you feel the distict smell of Phu Quoc island.

Squid is a little bigger than a human thumb and contains a lot of nutritious egg squid in their belly. Squid which is fried with fish sauce, sugar and seasoning powder making alsolutely incredible chewy, toothsome dishes. This fancy scent would captivate anyone passing by, make them have to stop and show their curious about this fried eggy squid street-shops on the roadside.

Fried squirds with fish source ( Source: www.yummytummyaarthi.com)

Place to eat Fried Squids with Fish Sauce

  • Dinh Cau Market
  • Hai San Lang Be (Lang Be Seafood) at Ham Ninh fishing village
  • Song Xanh Restaurant on 30/4 street

Price: VND 30,000 – 50,000 /plate

3. Spidercrab Fried Rice ( Com chien ghe)

Best local food in Phu Quoc island – Do not be surprise if you come to any restaurants on the island and find out that spider crab fried rice is always on the menu. Crab Fried Rice is a combination beautiful yellow rice fried with egg and is served with sliced cucumber, vegetables, sliced tomato green peas, corns and prepared fish sauce … all blended to create a unique flavor that visitors will be captivated when traveling to Phu Quoc Island. It is a delicious and nutritious dish which hosts a mouth watering flavor. 

Source: Internet

Place to eat Spidercrab Fried Rice

  • Song Xanh Restaurant on 30/4 street.
  • Trung Duong Marina Restaurant at 136 30/4 street.
  • (Apple Garden restaurant) at Cua Lap Hamlet, Duong To commune.

4. Raw herring salad ( Goi Ca Trich) 

This is the local dish of people on the island which is very popular and well known dish in every meal that people often enjoy. Herring caught fresh then cleaned and sliced, then drop into the fresh lemon juice to remain the flesh flavor.
Eating the herring fillet pieces with rice paper, onion, , grated coconut, sliced red onion, basil, chilies, some peanuts and also enjoy with Phu Quoc spicy fish sauce spicy and sim wine to feel all the flavors of this delicious local cuisine. Also, sim wine is a specialty of Phu Quoc made from ripe red sim fruit and pretty similar to cocktails. Eating raw herring salad with sim wine will fulfill your wonderful experience when travelling to Phu Quoc

Raw herring salad (Source: www.vntrip.vn)

Place to eat Raw herring salad

  • Song Xanh Restaurant on 30/4 street.
  • Trung Duong Marina Restaurant at 136 30/4 street.
  • (Apple Garden restaurant) at Cua Lap Hamlet, Duong To commune.

5. Ham Ninh Flower Crab

For anyone who come to Phu Quoc island – the province off the shore, sea food is always on the top of wanted try list food to fulfill the beach memory. The fresh red flower crabs get an amazing taste and rich nutrition when they get caught from the sea and immediately put into tank. You are allowed to pick up the freshest crab in tank and ask the waiter to cook what you chose.

Flower crab ( Source: insiderdeals.discount)

Place to eat Ham Ninh Flower Crab

  • Song Xanh restaurant on 30/4 street.
  • Trung Duong Marina restaurant at 136 30/4 street.
  • Vuon Tao restaurant (Apple Garden restaurant) at Cua Lap Hamlet, Duong To commune.

If you've read this far, DichungTaxi hopes that you have found useful information for your trip at Danang. 

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