The food you shouldn't miss when traveling to phu quoc


Food is a thing that tourists cannot miss because they can try a new cuisine in new destination to discover and enjoy the local food. Phu Quoc is a famous island in Vietnam & people can’t the dishes that made from the fresh seafood. & there is the top 10 food you should try when traveling to lớn Phu Quoc.

1. Raw herring salad

Raw herring salad is a rustic dish but also the favourite one of the locals on Phu Quoc. The locals điện thoại tư vấn it salad but the way they eat this dish is pretty different from the other normal Vietnamese salads. Shredded coconut & raw fish will be mixed with mint và onion, then wrapped with fresh vegetables in rice paper & dipped in fish sauce.

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2. Si Ninh Flower Crab

Flower crab is the specialty of the island và readily available in many local restaurants. The fresh red flower crabs get an amazing taste and rick texture when being boiled and dipped in the sauce made from black pepper, salt and lime juice.

The price of tê mê Yen Flower Crab is from 100,000VND- 150,000VND/ per kilogram.


3. Grilled Bien Mai Scallop Sinew

Bien Mai Scallop includes two flesh layers connected with its two pieces of shell. Compared with the blood cockle which is so familiar and live on mainland with the two small toothpick- shaped sinew, Bien Mai scallop is much bigger. In spite of its size, the flesh of Bien Mai scallop is not as tasty as its sinew. All of its quintessence is at the sinew. There are a lot of cooking recipes for Bien Mai scallop sinew such as stir- fried with shiitake mushrooms, straw mushrooms, onions & mustard greens.

4. Flower crab rice

Flower crab rice in Phu Quoc has a beautiful yellow colour and is served with sliced cucumber, vegetables, sliced tomato và prepared fish sauce. It is a delicious & nutritious dish which hosts a mouth-watering flavour. Main ingredients of flower crab rice are cooked rice, shredded flower crab meat, minced garlic, thinly sliced onions and a liitle of ketchup. Cooked flower crab meat is shredded và sauté with minced garlic then well-seasoned and thoroughly mixed with cooked rice.

5. Fried squids with fish

Fried squid with fish sauce is also one of the best food choices of tourists in Phu Quoc. Squid is a little bigger than a human thumb và contains a lot of nutritious egg squid in their belly. Squid which is fried with fish sauce, sugar and seasoning powder is chewy, toothsome & unbelievably incredible.

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6. Thick noodle soup with mackerel cake

Thick noodle soup in Phu Quoc is famous for its chewy fish cake which is totally made from mackerel and well- seasoned. More, the broth dish is made from simmered pig’s bones and minced pork. Thick noodle soup in Phu Quoc is a perfect combination of sweetness of white chewy thick noodle, flavourful broth, tasty mackerel cake, spicy dipping sauce & fresh vegetables.

7. Grilled Abalones

Grilled abalones in Phu Quoc are quite expensive, but they are worth trying because of their delicious taste and nutritious values. Abalones are really soft, sweet & juicy.

8. Fresh crab blood

Fishermen often take the fresh crab blood which is extracted from the pincers to drink. Later, the fresh crab blood is cleverly processed lớn create a very impressive dish called Phu Quoc fresh crab blood. A delicious and nutritious fresh crab blood dish must be made from sea crabs which have roe.

9. Bailer Shell (ốc giác)

Bailer shell is a nutritious food. Bailer shell meat is divided into two edible parts- chewy trắng meat và rich soft brown part called roe. The cooked trắng meat is thinly sliced & mixed with diced banana flower, Vietnamese mint leaves, chilli peppers, cooking oil và other spices. Roe is then placed on the top and the dish is sprinkled with roasted peanuts at the end.

10. Boletus soup

Boletus soup is a special dish và it only appears in deep forests in rainy season so it is difficult to plant them. Moreover, these special mushrooms grow và die quickly so they must be picked within one week after the rain. The soup which is made from boletus, fresh squids, shrimps, minced meat and spicy black pepper is definitely an dish.