A typical food list for a day in Phu Quoc


Phu Quoc island is not only a paradise tourists but also for seafood heaven. Seafood in Phu Quoc is cheap and fresh and succulent. Let’s take a look at Top must eat food in Phu Quoc Island that you must try!

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01 Nam Tram – Tram Mushroom

Nam TramEnjoy Tram mushroom soup you will feel the sweetness of mushrooms, fragrant of pepper and it even more delicious when you enjoy with Phu Quoc fish sauce. Dried mushrooms are sautéed with abalone or sea cucumber and you can also enjoy this mushroom with chicken, pork and eggs. But the most delicious are the Tram mushroom soup with mushrooms cooked crispy and you will feel a little bitter taste also, add some chili powder and pepper to feel full flavors of a hot bowl of Tram mushroom soup.

02 Goi xoai oc giac – Snails with mango salad

Snails with mango salad will definitely not disappoint visitors with its pleasant scent and delicious flavors. This dish is really popular in Phu Quoc’s cuisine; therefore you can easy find it in any restaurants’ menu or vendor stalls which serve affordable seafood. Snails combine with mango salad is extremely attractive and brings a lot of nutritious.

03 Coi Bien Mai nuong muoi ot – Grilled oysters with salt and chili

There are a lot of recipes for Bien Mai scallop sinew such as stir – fried with shiitake mushrooms, straw mushrooms, onions and mustard greens. Nevertheless, the best way for gourmets to enjoy Bien mai sinew is to grill it then to combine with a mixture of chili and salt which gives you the pristine flavor of the sea

Ham Ninh Spidercrab via Phu Quoc blogger

04 Goi Ca Trich – Raw herring salad

This is the local dish of people on the island which is very popular and well known dish that people often enjoy in the meal. Herring caught fresh then cleaned and sliced, then drop into the fresh lemon juice. Eating the herring fillet pieces with rice paper, onion, sliced red onion, basil, grated coconut, chilies, some peanuts and also enjoy with Phu Quoc spicy fish sauce spicy and sim wine to feel all the flavors of this delicious local cuisine

05 Ghe Ham Ninh – Ham Ninh Spidercrab

Spidercrab is the specialty of the island and readily available in many local restaurants. The fresh Spidercrab get an amazing taste and rick texture when being boiled and dipped in the sauce made from black pepper, salt and lime juice. You should choose male spider crab if you like to eat more meat but if you like the egg of spider crab then you should choose the female one. Visiting Phu Quoc without enjoying boiled crabs is considered as incomplete trip.

06 Com chien Ghe – Spidercrab Fried Rice

Best local food in Phu Quoc island – Do not be surprise if you come to any restaurants on the island and find out that spider crab fried rice is always on the menu. Crab Fried Rice is a combination of fragrant white rice, fresh boiled crabs, fried egg and a special sauce … all blended to create a rustic flavor that visitors should not miss when traveling to Phu Quoc Island

07 Nhum Phu Quoc – Echinus

It’s really a big mistake if you don’t try to eat grilled echinus in Phu Quoc’s island. Echinus can make a lot of dishes, but grilles echinus with grease and spring onion is the best. To cook the delicious dish has to pass many processes like removing its thorns, cut in haft, wash and drained, then topped with grease and spring onion and grilled on hot charcoals. After being cooked, echinus are aromatic. You just need to take a spoon of the flesh and eggs inside then enjoy with a mixture of salt, black pepper and lemon juice.

08 Muc om nuoc mam – Braised Squid with fish sauce

Braised Squid with fish sauce is also one of the best food choices of tourists in Phu Quoc. When the restaurant staff brought braised squid with fish sauce, you will feel this attractive of this dish right away. Squids are seasoned with spices then fried. The garlic, stir-fried with onions, peppers and scallions to make the delicious sauce. The fried squids mixed with sauces seem so simple but only local people in Phu Quoc can make it more and more delicious.

Snails with mango salad via Foody.vn

09 Tiet canh cua – 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 to 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.

10 Ruou Sim – Sim wine

Sim Wine (also known as Ruou Sim or Rose Myrtle wine) is a type of wine found on Phu Quoc Island and is made with local fruit from the Rose Myrtle tree (Rhodomyrtus tomentosa myrtaceae). The recipe originated from various ethnic minority groups living in the central highlands. Most locals drink Sim Wine when they are eating seafood.

Another specialty of the island is the Rose Myrtle Fruit Wine, which is actually quite drinkable compared to the other local wine that contains a wild mixture of herbs and sometimes snakes resembling the taste of kerosene. The Myrtle wine is a slightly sweet tasting wine similar to alcoholic blackcurrant juice that has a violet colour and smells of the sim fruit or tomentose rose myrtle fruit from which is made. The sim fruit grows wild on the island, and due to rising demand and prices many farmers are now growing the tomentose rose myrtle fruit to contribute to the wine production.

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