Enjoy excellent dishes on Phu Quoc Island
Food on Phu Quoc Islanddefinitely contributes to make the diversity and the richness of Vietnamese food. Let check some fresh and yummy seafood only on Phu Quoc Island!
Sea cucumber is considered as one of delicacies for ít ability if treating - Photo: Internet
The sea of Phu Quoc has many sea cucumbers. This is a high-rank seafood with high nutrition. On many countries like Japan or China, people consider sea cucumber as one of delicacies because it can treat diseases effectively.
Many dishes made of sea cucumber that you can enjoy are sea cucumber fried with shiitake, sea cucumber porridge and soup of sea cucumber, cloud ear fungus and pork.
Lady palm cylindrical glutinous rice cake
Nowadays, lady palm cylindrical glutinous rice cake is a speciality only on Phu Quoc - Photo: Internet
You can buy lady palm cylindrical glutinous rice cake at Duong Dong Market - the biggest market on Phu Quoc. The rice cake is wrapped in lady palm leaves. It has the color of jade, the filling has a little fatty and buttery taste
The stew of pigeon and bitter bolete - Photo: Internet
Bitter bolete only grows in the cajuput forest after the first rain and last about one month after the raiy season ends. This kind of mushroom grow much on Phu Quoc. People use bitter bolete to cook a lot of tasty dishes such as boiled chicken and mushroom soup, barracuda fish balls with mushroom. Do not miss this rare kind of mushroom!
Herring salad and rose myrtle wine
Herring salad is a dish creating the culinary culture of Phu Quoc - Photo: Internet
A speciality of Phu Quoc that is popular to guests is herring salad. The dish is made from fresh fish. When eating it, you should drink a little of rose myrtle wine so that it is good for health.
Crab "blood" - Photo: Internet
This is a speciality of Phu Quoc Island. People only use sea crabs to make this dish and only choose ones having much crab-roe to assure the fineness and the nutrition.
The dish looks like jelly, consisting of crab meat, ricepaper, Chinese parsley or starfruit, young banana and a dispensable ingredient - heartleaf.
Sea urchin is considered as a healthy food for men - Photo: Internet
Phu Quoc people consider sea urchin as a speciality worth to introduce to tourists and as an especially healthy food for men.
People usually split and briefly grill sea urchin, then use a spoon to take the fatty and fragrant meat inside out and enjoy it with salt and pepper.
Fried sea urchin paste is also delicious. The dish served with rice paper and fresh vegetables is tastier than anything!
Phu Quoc fish sauce has a history of 200 years - Photo: Internet
Phu Quoc fish sauce is a branch that is famous in Vietnam and on the world. It is only made from anchovy. The appropriate kinds of anchovy to make delicious fish sauce are gray anchovy and spined anchovy.
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