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Top 5 Delicious Foods In Halong Bay

Horseshoe Crab, a must-try seafood among most famous foods in Halong Bay
Halong Bay cruise has many food wonders to satisfy your desires, from the fresh flavor of the sea to delightful tasty salads prepared in small batches. Eat what you love, or have smarter choices from our top 5 delicious foods in Halong Bay below:

Taste & Feel | Famous Foods In Halong Bay

Squid Sausage

Squid sausages are said to be very tasty and fragrant

Squid sausages are said to be very tasty and fragrant- source: internet

It’s a well-known specialty not only to locals but also foreigners in term of deliciousness and nutrition. Its brittle and unforgettable flavor of the sea brings us the best name ever, ‘cha muc’, which is also known as squid paste. True to such a name, the dish is made from newly-caught squids which will be manually ground before getting spiced up with pepper, salt, garlic, lard, etc.

After processing, the sausage owns an eye-catching yellow, a slightly crunchy crust, and an addicting smell.

Squids fits Vietnamese steamed rice rolls perfectly

Squids fits Vietnamese steamed rice rolls perfectly- source: internet

Eat cha muc with Vietnamese steam glutinous rice (banh cuon) and don’t skip a dip in the sauce made of Vietnamese fermented anchovies (nuoc mam) since it tastes best. Halong Dragon Pearl cruise

Fried Sea Snails with Chili Sauce

Fried snails and chili sauce mixture bring the best lifetime cuisine experience ever!

Fried snails and chili sauce mixture bring the best lifetime cuisine experience ever!- source: internet

Though not famous like lobster or squid, sea snails still has its own charm among other delicious foods in Halong Bay. However, unlike its name, the way to make it does not involve any oil or water, but only shredded lime leaves are added onto the dish. They’re typically served with dried coconut, lime leaves, sage herbs, and above all, that is chili sauce in Halong Bay  Dragon  Pearl Junk

Drink an icy glass of beer –  an absolutely ideal way to help you savor the whole dish. Eat them and then get mesmerized by the fatty snail meat and amazing aroma of herbs. Can’t wait? Grab a plate and eat like a local.

Halong Bay Oysters

Halong Bay Oyster is a high-nutrition food with the finest flavor

Halong Bay Oyster is a high-nutrition food with the finest flavor- source: internet

Oyster is properly one of the most famous foods in Halong due to its delicate flavor and high nutritious content. If you want to maintain its beautiful taste, boil or steam it, add some lemongrass to the pot, and then soak the oysters in the pot before taking out when the bubbles rise up. Watch out if they’re soaked in hot water too long, nutritional values can be lost easily. Similar to lobster, the ideal way to enjoy oyster is going with an icy beer mug.

Another popular dish made of this mollusc in Halong is Oyster porridge. It’s eaten with roasted onion flakes, herbs, shallots, ground pork, oyster and so on. Feel free to add black pepper if you want it to be a bit of spicy.

Halong Sam (Horseshoe Crab)

Horseshoe Crab, a must-try seafood among most famous foods in Halong Bay

Horseshoe Crab, a must-try seafood among most famous foods in Halong Bay- source: internet

In the past, people rarely added horseshoe crab to their list of favorites. Nowadays,  it has become one of the finest native delicacies in Halong Bay cruises. The crab is processed in different dishes, promoting diverse tastes, from sweetness to sourness, which is attractive enough to keep you eating to satiety.

However, horseshoe crab is known as the “cold” one, so if you’ve got any allergy or cold tummy with seafood, try to eat very little. They’re sold now quite expensive, approximately 150,000 VND per portion.

Banh Da Hai San (Seafood Rice Vermicelli)

A tasty bowl of Seafood Rice Vermicelli and brown noodles

A tasty bowl of Seafood Rice Vermicelli and brown noodles- source: internet

Quite popular in several Halong restaurants and street stalls, a bowl of seafood rice vermicelli is usually sold at 40,000VND, but giving you a big thrill once tasting it. It contains crab meat, mantis shrimp, fish balls and fresh veggies, which are all amazingly mixed together.

So if you’re still wondering what to eat for dinner, and it must be something fresh and tasting beautiful, look no further than this rice vermicelli variation.

Halong cuisine comes with great abundance, and there are so many delicious foods in Halong Bay which are not listed yet. If you want to eat good Vietnamese foods, Halong Bay will make your dream come true.

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