Scallop salad with banana flower
Fatty scallops are boiled while alive, mixed with pork belly, along with laksa leaves and peanuts, mixed with sweet and sour dipping sauce to create a greasy feeling when eaten. over when coming to Kien Giang.
When eating food Banana flower scallop salad processed very carefully so there will be no fishy smell of seafood. Instead, it has a sweet and sour taste that is very satisfying to eat.
Phu Quoc crab rice
Not as rich in taste as Hue’s mussel rice, not as brightly colored as Duong Chau fried rice. Phu Quoc crab fried rice is the quintessence, the essence of the land, the quintessence of the sea, the spirit of the Southern people.
In fact, Crab rice is stylized from the folk dish of the people of the river country. White rice is fried with ready-made crabs, adding a little onion. When frying, add seasoning to taste and add ketchup to make the rice more eye-catching. When eating, it will be served with cucumber, and a little chili fish sauce.
In the beautiful island of Phu Quoc, there are Melaleuca mushroom, is a specialty that can be processed into many delicious dishes, but melaleuca mushrooms are not always available. If you want to eat fresh mushrooms, it must be in the rainy season. The leaves and bark of the Melaleuca tree that fell in layers last season became a layer of humus for the Melaleuca mushroom to grow. Mushrooms begin to bloom gradually for more than a month, then the season is over. Boiled mushrooms added to the chicken broth is a simple dish and helps to keep the original flavor of the mushrooms.
What is more interesting than the feeling of just tearing chicken and dipping it in salt and pepper, then sipping some water, picking up a piece of melaleuca mushroom to eat and watch the rain. You will feel warm, warm and satisfied with your stomach. Melaleuca mushroom is crispy and spongy, not only has a delicious sweet taste but also has a characteristic bitter taste. Whether people are addicted to melaleuca mushrooms, it is hard to forget it is also due to its characteristic mild bitterness. Moreover, fish balls, shrimp cooked with mushrooms are also delicious dishes prepared with mushrooms.
Pineapple tube cake
This is also a dish that should not be missed. Pineapple tube cake which is a snack of the Khmer people but has existed in this river for a long time and is also popular with the people here.
Cakes are quite affordable, about 5.000 VND a piece. The ingredients to make this dish are glutinous rice flour, grated coconut, pandan leaves and sesame. The reason it is called a tube cake is because the cake is cylindrical, the cake mold is not available in the market but must be made separately. When enjoying this cake, we will see its fat, fragrant and sweet taste.
Herring salad This is a dish that most visitors to Phu Quoc must try. You will have a meal sitting right on the beach to enjoy herring salad, and then everyone will have to say good things. Herring salad is served with rice paper rolls, raw vegetables and most importantly, a special dipping sauce. The plate of herring salad, one of the fresh Kien Giang specialties brought out, is easy to confuse people because it is often covered with grated white coconut on top.
When eating, diners mix well will gradually discover the attractive depth with fresh pieces of fish meat. Herbs, delicious peanuts, onions, fresh chili are a collection of spices that make up the perfect dish. Quickly hold a piece of rice paper, then dip it in water until soft, then add some raw vegetables, lettuce, cucumber, herbs and then pick the salad on top, roll it up firmly, dip it into a bowl of steamed golden brown soy sauce. guide to feel the taste of that famous herring salad.
- Address:: 273 National Highway 80, Ha Tien, Kien Giang
Ha Tien trumpet vermicelli
Bun ken It is known as a dish with its own characteristics of Ha Tien cuisine, which is processed quite sophisticatedly, divided into many stages. For the purpose of helping diners feel the delicious taste of fish, the rich taste of fresh coconut in the broth and the taste of bean sprouts, cucumbers, the chef had to be very careful in making fish and also in the process of making fish. cook broth. The layout of the dish on the vermicelli bowl is also quite pleasing to the eye, with a layer of finely chopped dried shrimp sprinkled on top of the bowl of vermicelli, surrounded by raw vegetables, and bright red peppers that look very eye-catching.
TopList will tell you that one of the best noodle shops in Kien Giang is the one located at the beginning of Trau Hau street, near Ha Tien market. Although talking about food processing Ha Tien specialties This is not so complicated but requires the patience and meticulousness of the chef. Fresh fish, after cleaning, are cut into pieces for large fish, leaving the whole child if it is a small fish. The skin and bones of the fish are cleaned, leaving only the fish meat that is finely pounded and sautéed with lemongrass, chili, turmeric powder or freshly pounded turmeric to create an eye-catching yellow color.
- Address:: 6 Mac Thien Tich, Fort, Ha Tien, Kien Giang
- Reference price: 12.000 VND – 15.000 VND
Ha Tien sticky rice
Sticky rice is a simple dish made from glutinous rice that is very familiar in many places, but if you enjoy this dish in Ha Tien, you will have very interesting feelings. Perhaps, the shiny, iridescent look of Ha Tien sticky rice makes visitors unable to hold back. Sticky rice is cooked from fragrant sticky rice, so the aroma spreads as soon as the pot is opened. Do you know that Ha Tien woman cooks sticky rice very well? The ripe glutinous rice seeds are ivory white at first glance, and they look delicious.
Ha Tien sticky rice There are two main types: sweet sticky rice and salty sticky rice. Sweet sticky rice will be accompanied by thick coconut milk, a few pieces of ripe mango are processed like a sauce, in addition to a little grated coconut. Everyone will feel the greasy, delicious taste. The second type of sticky rice is Ha Tien salty sticky rice, which is processed with meat like other places. Once you taste it, you will want to eat more, remember and never forget that familiar taste.
- Address:: Ha Tien Night Market, Nguyen Trai Street, Fort Da, Ha Tien, Kien Giang
The Khmer people here have created a rustic but delicate dish from typical and easy-to-find local ingredients. Jaggery cake Made from jaggery fruit, jaggery juice and rice flour. To make cakes, people choose delicious rice, grind it into a powder, and then keep it overnight for fermentation. Take this powder, mix it with rice of jaggery and jaggery juice, then wrap it in a rectangular banana leaf sheet, then steam it. When steaming, people often leave pandan leaves on top to make the cake more fragrant.
This is known as a specialty of Kien Giang – although it does not look eye-catching, when opening the package, the cake’s yellow color looks extremely delicious.
Crab soup cake
Crab soup cake inherently gives diners a delicious and unforgettable taste crab cake soup Ha Tien is even more attractive because it is made from excellent ingredients. Crab, fish cake, shrimp, mackerel head are processed to make broth. The broth also has dried shrimp, meat, pork bones and seafood ingredients taken when the fishing boat has just landed, giving it a sweet, salty and delicious taste.
Fish cakes processed with mackerel meat cannot be faulted. People bring grated fresh fish, mix it with pepper, garlic, onions, monosodium glutamate, and fish sauce, then spread it evenly. Once the mixture is smooth, they will flatten it, steam it, or fry it. The fragrant pieces of spring rolls are chopped into small pieces that are both chewy, crispy, and attractive to diners. Crab does not matter how big or small, but they are really firm, fresh, so when boiled, they will be quite sweet and delicious. Crab soup is made entirely from seafood without any fishy taste, on the contrary, the taste is very attractive. Just one bowl is enough for people to remember the taste of the sea forever.
- Address:: Ha Tien Night Market, Kien Giang
Kien Giang fish noodle soup
Fish noodle soup in Kien Giang is gradually becoming popular, entering into the daily life of the people of that land in the western part of the country. There is also a proverb:
“Who came to Rach Gia, Kien Giang
Eat a bowl of fish noodles filled with human love.”
Fish vermicelli is a specialty of Kien Giang that is different from other fish noodle dishes of other regions from the way it is made to the taste. Fish about 1 kg in size are cut into 3 pieces and then washed thoroughly. The most important thing is probably to clean the fish’s stomach, but the intestines are still intact. After that, people bring the fish to steam, peel the skin, break the fish meat into pieces.
After being washed, the sea shrimp will be peeled, removed the head, marinated with a little salt, a little pepper, and simmered garlic until the shrimp are hunted, golden, fragrant, they will scoop out into a bowl to cool. The broth is seasoned to taste and can’t forget the shredded grilled squid to create a unique flavor for the fish noodle dish. In the season, when the fish has eggs, beat the caviar and put it in the broth. Looking at the steaming bowl of vermicelli, the delicious pieces of fish, the attractive yellow shrimp on the white vermicelli background, the wavy broth with green onions and green onions combined harmoniously, complementing each other, it looks like a picture with “flavor”. , the “color” of the sea.
- Address: Crossroads of Chi Lang – Pham Hung, Rach Gia, Kien Giang
- Reference price: 15.000 VND – 33.000 VND
Phu Quoc fish sauce
Phu Quoc is known as one of the most beautiful islands of our country. It not only attracts people by the charming poetic scenery but also has specialties Phu Quoc fish sauce extremely famous no one is unaware. This is known as one of the famous fish sauce not only in Vietnam but also in many countries around the world.
The main raw material used to produce Phu Quoc fish sauce is Phu Quoc anchovies, it has a tradition of over 200 years. Any type of fish can be used to make fish sauce, however, the producer of Phu Quoc fish sauce only uses one type of fish, anchovies, as an ingredient. This type of fish that will give the best fish sauce is Com Than, Striped Pepper.
People will bring 2 or 3 parts of fish with 1 part of salt and then leave it for up to 1 year, the longer it is, the higher the protein content in it, only the fish sauce is less fragrant and the color is darker than usual. Fish sauce was buried for a few years, at that time the color of fish sauce turned black called fish sauce, which can be used to cure diseases.
- Address:: Nguyen Van Cu, Quarter 4, Phu Quoc, Kien Giang
- Reference price: 90.000 VND – 150.000 VND
Coffee beans is a very unique dish of Ha Tien – Kien Giang. And it can make you ‘faint’ when you first enjoy this unique dish. Because this specialty has an insect-like appearance with a long and big beard.
Usually when salt in the morning can be used immediately in the afternoon and perhaps this is the time to enjoy the freshest food. At that time, even though the salt has not been completely absorbed, fry the garlic and add the fish and stir well, add seasoning to taste. When eating, remove the outer shell and eat only the meat inside. This is considered a very nutritious food, especially for men, and is often kept in jars by households to eat year-round.
Rich shark lemongrass and turmeric hotpot
Rich shark is the name of a white fish of the people of Ha Tien, Kien Giang. Because this type of fish is relatively rare, it has to be people who have booked in advance or big restaurants to be sold by fishermen. Ha Tien people often process this fish into many nutritious and delicious dishes, but the most delicious is still sour hot pot lemongrass turmeric rich shark.
In the indispensable dish, minced lemongrass is mixed with turmeric. This is a way of making Kinh – Khmer cuisine, moreover it also helps to eliminate the fishy smell of sea fish. People here can use fresh lemon juice instead of sour bamboo shoots, fresh tamarind or salted tamarind, the fish is cut into slices about 1 cm thick. There are also mint, bean sprouts, pineapple, tomato, cabbage, fresh bamboo shoots okra served with shark hotpot sour lemongrass turmeric soup is a plate of fresh white vermicelli, chili fish sauce. It can be said that it is a harmonious combination between the main sour taste of the hot pot with the typical flavors of lemongrass and turmeric, giving guests an unforgettable impression.
Phu Quoc barracuda
Phu Quoc barracuda It has the advantage that a lot of lean meat is sweet and fragrant. Braised barracuda fish with bacon, braised sauerkraut, or deep-fried, fried with lemon chili sauce is also quite attractive. Moreover, you will not be able to ignore barracuda fish salad, barracuda fish salad, when visiting Phu Quoc island, Kien Giang. Barracuda fish often use small ones to puree to make patties, then mix with skullcap, a little chopped onion, and then steamed or fried. You will feel the chewiness, fat and when chewing fish cakes, the skullcap peppers bring a pungent taste.
Visitors can roll rice paper with fish cakes, served with sweet and sour water. Fish salad is a favorite dish of many people who are interested in the natural, fresh taste, requiring the processor to be meticulous and delicate from the selection of fish to marinating the flavor. delicious new dishes. The fish is really fresh, filter the fillet, cut it thinly, sprinkle some fried onions and onions. The highlight of the dish is the elaborately prepared dipping sauce. When eating fish salad, you will find it tough and sweet, so if you want to drink a few more glasses of wine, it will be great.
- Location: Phu Quoc Market, Kien Giang
Cay Bang Fish Salad
You may not know, the fish in Cay Bang area is taken from the boats of local fishermen, so the fish will be very fresh. The fish is cleaned, then thinly sliced, mixed with spices, added with vinegar, sugar, onions, fried onions, and a little coriander to have a typical fish salad of the sea.
The fish salad has a strong taste, the fish no longer has a fishy smell, and the processed sauce has a very attractive sweet and sour taste. You can use it with vermicelli, vegetables wrapped in rice paper or use it alone. The owner will bring out a plate of thinly sliced fish, a cup of lemon juice to “re” fish if you like to eat fresh fish. Because the sweetness of the fish is still fresh, this is one of the most interesting ways to enjoy fish salad that everyone wants to try.
Ranked in the list of specialties of Kien Giang, Cay Bang fish salad enjoyed by many visitors and given many recommendations. When served with garden vegetables, wild vegetables such as mango buds, spinach leaves, perilla, sprouts, mustard greens or a few star fruit, cucumbers, there is nothing better. The highlight of this dish is not only the freshness and cleanliness of the fish, but also the dipping sauce, which must be made from the aromatic fish sauce mixed with the harmonious spices of farmed vinegar, the fat of sugar, and the dangerous chili. and sweet, crushed roasted peanuts.
- Address:: 273 National Highway 80, Ha Tien, Kien Giang
- Reference price: 30.000 VND – 200.000 VND