Top 10 Vietnam Local Food You Must Try

Top 10 Vietnam Local Food You Must Try

Banh Mi (Vietnamese Sandwich)

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(Picture From: firstbite.tv)

Is a baguette sandwich typical fillings include steamed, pan-roasted or oven-roasted seasoned pork belly, Vietnamese sausage, grilled pork, grilled chicken, chicken floss, canned sardines in tomato sauce, soft pork meatballs in tomato sauce, head cheese, omelette, and tofu. Accompanying vegetables typically include fresh cucumber slices, cilantro (leaves of the coriander plant) and pickled carrots and daikon in shredded form.

Pho (Vietnamese Noodle Soup)

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(Picture From: dromffe)

Vietnam’s national dish a the country’s great staple is pho (pronounced “fur”), a noodle soup eaten at any time of day but primarily at breakfast. The basic bowl of pho consists of a light beef or chicken broth flavoured with ginger and coriander, to which are added broad, flat rice noodles, spring onions and slivers of chicken, pork or beef.

Goi Cuon (Vietnamese Spring Roll)

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(Picture From: Ngoc)

Vietnam’s most famous dish: translucent spring rolls packed with greens, coriander and various combinations of minced pork, shrimp or crab. In some places they’re served with a bowl of lettuce and/or mint. A southern variation has barbecued strips of pork wrapped up with green banana and star fruit, and then dunked in a rich peanut sauce – every bit as tasty as it sounds.

Banh Xeo (Vietnamese Pancake)

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(Picture From:
Almost Always Ravenous)

Vietnam pancake contain shrimp, pork, bean sprouts and egg, which is then fried, wrapped in rice paper with greens and dunked in a spicy sauce before eaten.

Bo Kho (beef and vegetable stew)

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(Picture From: Mai Truong)

It derived from the French pot-au-feu stew. It is a surprising stew served in 3 ways. Eat for breakfast ,served with noodle or fresh bread.

Bun Cha (Vietnamese Pork Meatball and Noodle Salad)

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(Picture From: Glenn H.)

Bun cha is one of Hanoi’s most famous dishes and is a delicious summertime lunch or light dinner.

Com Tam (Broken Rice with Grilled Pork Chop and Meatloaf)

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(Picture From: Sue)

Com tam, “broken rice”, is a street-stand favourite. Recipes vary, but you’ll often find it served with barbecued pork or beef and a fried egg.

This is one of the signature dishes of Saigon cuisine. People in Saigon can eat Com Tam anytime of the day, for breakfast, lunch, dinner or supper.

Banh Cuon (Steamed Rice Cake)

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(Picture From: Louis-Jacques )

Soft, delicately thin sheets of steamed rice cakes are served with crispy fried shallots, chopped cucumber, shredded romaine lettuce, bean sprouts, slices of pork sausage, chopped shrimp, scallions, and ground beef – all drizzled with fish sauce. Sometimes, the restaurants that serve these will usually complement bánh cuốn with crispy potato shrimp tempura and deep fried mung bean batter cakes.

Cha Ca (Vietnamese Style Fish with Turmeric & Dill)

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(Picture From: vietnamgreentourism)

Seafood dishes are among the standouts of Vietnamese cuisine. Cha ca, reportedly devised in Hanoi, is perhaps the best known. It sees white fish sautéed in butter with dill and spring onions, then served with rice noodles and a scattering of peanuts.

Canh Chua (Vietnamese Sour Tamarind Soup)

(Picture From: Mai Truong)

(Picture From: Mai Truong)

Is a sour soup indigenous to the Mekong Delta region of southern Vietnam. It is typically made with fish from the Mekong River Delta, pineapple, tomatoes, and bean sprouts, in a tamarind-flavored broth. It can serve with different seafood in the soup.

 

 

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