WHAT DISHES YOU CAN NOT MISS IN HO CHI MINH?

If you don’t know what to do in Ho Chi Minh, why don’t you have make tour food?

Ho Chi Minh City dishes are well regarded as nutritious, savoury, and hearty delights that can be enjoyed at any time of the day. Also great for travellers on a tight budget, some of these top must-try foods in Ho Chi Minh City are not only hearty and filling, but also cost less than VND 50,000 per dish.

These are following the list of dishes:

1.Banh Mi

Banh Mi is one of the most popular dish that you should never miss out on.

The bread is sliced down the side, filled with a number of different meats, from luncheon meats to grilled pork patties, to pâté, and often complemented with Vietnamese pickles, cucumbers, cilantro, grilled pork loin , (fried egg and finally a bit of chili sauce and spicy peppers to top it off. You can find Banh Mi right on streets at thevendor or any restaurants.   

Banh Mi

Banh Mi   

 

2.      Pho

 Pho is rice noodle that’s served in a flavourful soup with beef, bean sprouts, lime wedges, and herbs such as basil, mint, cilantro, and onions with a side of chilli sauce for added spice. This popular breakfast option is priced between VND 30.000 and VND 40.000 in Ho Chi Minh City.

Pho

Pho

 3.      Snail

One of the best food that you can not miss out is Vietnamese snail.Many sea snail vendors can be found along the river banks and canals or in Ho Chi Minh City’s hidden alleyways.

Best enjoyed with cold beers, Snails refers to platters of Vietnamese shellfish that are prepared in varying methods.

Snail

Snail

4.      Spring roll. (Goi Cuon)

Goi cuon or Vietnamese spring rolls consisting of noodles, pork slices, shrimp, basil, and lettuce tightly wrapped in translucent banh trang (rice papers). Due to its very subtle flavour, you can dip it in a mix of freshly ground chilli and hoisin-based dipping sauce topped with crushed peanuts. This traditional appetiser is a healthier alternative to cha gio, which is a deep-fried egg roll made with a combination of mung bean noodles, minced pork, and various spices

      

Spring rolls

Spring rolls

5.      Banh Xeo (Crispy Pancake)

Banh xeo are a popular street food in Vietnam that’s made of rice flour, coconut milk, and turmeric, stuffed with ingredients such as pork slices, shrimps, sliced onions, bean sprouts, and button mushrooms

Fishsauce is made by fishsauce, sugar, chili and lemon that creates a beautiful balance between sour, sweet, and salty.

The best way to enjoy banh xeo is by wrapping it in mustard leaf, lettuce leaves or rice wrappers, together with herbs like mint leaves, basil. Lastly, dip it in a sweet and sour fish sauce. You won’t disappoint!

Banh xeo

Banh xeo

6.      Hu Tieu (Rice Noodles)

Hu tieu is a  another version of pho noodles, featuring a clear pork-based broth, flat rice noodles, and an assortment of pork toppings. Alternatively, you can enjoy hu tieu with shrimp, squid, or fish. A bowl of hu tieu is usually priced at VND 40,000 at street stalls and VND 45,000 onwards .

The broth has to be clear, rich and tasty. Main ingredients are pork bones, pork, dried squids, fresh and dried shrimps, crab stick, and quail eggs. That’s not only tasty but also nutritious.

 

Hu Tieu

Hu Tieu

 Don’t hesitate book a tour to Ho Chi Minh at  govietnamtourist.com and apply Vietnam visa at govietnamvisa (If required) 

If you need any help for visiting Vietnam,pls call our hotline number +84.903.488.853 or send us email to support@govietnamvisa.com.

        

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *