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What to eat in HCM City

What to eat in HCM City

What to eat in HCM City. One of the hallmarks that store in the heart of visitors in Saigon is the delicious food. Vietnamese cuisine in general and Saigon, in particular, is based on the Eastern Culinary Culture, so the dishes have different processing methods, unique flavor, and color that you are very difficult to found anywhere in Vietnam. In particular, street food is one of the features in culinary culture in Saigon. So “What to eat???” is the question that you will probably think about first?  Please check the dishes below for your food adventure in Sai Gon.

Gỏi cuốn (Vietnamese Spring Rolls) – What to eat in HCM City

The Vietnamese spring roll, not to be confused with its fried cousin, is a popular appetizer commonly made with slices of pork belly, shrimp, vermicelli, and veggies such as lettuce, mint, and chives. Dipped into bean sauce or shrimp paste, a little bit chilly for spicy and a little peanut for the fatness. You can not stop to enjoy the next roll.

What to eat in HCM City

What to eat in HCM City

Bê Thui (Roasted Veal Calf) – What to eat in HCM City

This dish makes by roasting a whole veal calf until the skin has a beautiful color. Then the cooker will cut into the thin slices. Roasted Veal Calf can be eaten with Vietnamese herbs such as coriander, basil, starfruit, and green banana. Take a roll with all of the ingredients and dip it in fermented shrimp paste, served with some pickled onions. That’s sound great and special flavor when you have a party with your friends or family.

What to eat in HCM City

Goat meat

Bánh cuốn (Vietnamese Steamed Rice Rolls) – What to eat in HCM City

Originally from the north of the country, Banh Cuon is as fun to eat as it is to watch being made.
A ladle full of rice batter steams on top of cloth stretched over a pot of boiling water. Then, the resulting rice sheet fills with ground pork, mushroom and shallots before it’s rolled up and cut into bite-sized pieces.
Popular for breakfast, Banh Cuon is often accompanied by fish sauce, bean sprouts, and slices of cucumber.

What to eat in HCM City

Banh Cuong in the city

Bún bò Huế(Hue-style beef vermicelli soup) – What to eat in HCM City

Bun Bo Hue, a noodle soup that originated in the former imperial capital. It’s made of vermicelli, slices of beef and a broth in which lemongrass and shrimp paste are the star players. Moreover, add some basil leaves, banana flower, and diced green onion to bring some freshness to the piquancy of this classic central Vietnamese dish.

What to eat in HCM City

Bun Bo Hue

Bánh xèo (Vietnamese Pancake) – What to eat in HCM City

Perhaps the yellow color of the pancake is very eye-catching. But it is the color of turmeric powder, not eggs. The named was from the sizzling sound when pouring the batter into the skillet. Banh Xeo is like a pancake and serves like a crepe. Moreover, if pancakes and crepes filled with pork, shrimp and bean sprouts. Then, dipped in fish sauce, perfect flavor and combination.

What to eat in HCM City

Vietnamese pancake

Bánh tráng trộn (Vietnamese Rice Paper Salad) – What to eat in HCM City

Moreover, this is the most complicated dish. It is a bit like a salad, the main ingredients include rice paper, shrimp salts, quail eggs, julienned green mango, and calamansi juice. Add a bit of satay, peanuts, and cilantro. Then mix the ingredients and seasoning together to create a perfect mix for street food.

What to eat in HCM City

Banh Tran Tron

Ốc (Sea Snail) – What to eat in HCM City

This dish is a trend that attracts many seafood lovers of all ages with a variety of cooking methods such as fried, grilled, steamed, boiled, sautéed. Finally, This is the preferred option for dinner in the street food vendors, just enjoy the food while chatting with friends. Click here to find out more

What to eat in HCM City

Saigon seafood

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