The most well-known specialties in Hoi An

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Hoi An is one of the most amazing tourist attractions in Vietnam. Besides the beautiful scenery, Hoi An Ancient Town attracts tourists due to delicious dishes with unique taste. Chicken rice, high floor or sweet porridge are popular names of Hoian cuisine and favourite dishes of domestic and l tourists when traveling to Hoi An, Vietnam. This article will provide the information about the most well-known specialties in Hoi An.

Chicken rice

One of the most delicious dishes you should not miss is chicken rice. This dish is preferred by many travelers and even you can find out the information about this food from the travel brochure.

Chicken rice

 

Hoi An chicken rice with the yellow of rice, the green of vegetables and bright color of chicken looks eye-catching. If you want your dish more spicy, you can add a little chili. At first, some diners find this dish strange and not very exciting, but when tasting, you will realize that it is very attractive.

Quang noodles

After wandering on the streets, you have a  stopover at a small restaurant to enjoy Quang noodles – a famous food to satisfy hunger.

Quang noodles

Normally, this dish includes rice noodles, shrimp, pork, chicken, baked rice paper wrapper, herb and a little broth. When eating, you should mix all the ingredients so that all of them are blended together. As a result, the noodles become softer and wet but tougher.

High floor

This is another name of a special type of noodles which has the brown and yellow color. Like Quang noodles, this dish has a little broth. Other ingredients are bean sprout, char siu, crisply fried skin of pork and pork rind. Besides, the food is added with some special sauce, flour and herb. Just mix all the ingredients, you can start eating.

High floor

Đập cake, fried basket clams

Đập cake is the combination of baked rice paper, wet rice paper and some other materials. The wet cake is spread with well-kneaded green bean and placed between two pieces of baked rice paper. After that, the maker beats on the cake so that the two pieces stick together. This stage must be done skilfully so that the wet paper stick to the baked rice paper, which helps the crusts not crumble. When having standard thinness, the cake will be folded double, then served with a dish of fried basket clams.

Đập cake, fried basket clams

 

This dish is often eaten with dipping sauce that is made from sugar, fried onion, minced pineapple, garlic and green chilli. You can go to Ba Gia restaurant in Hamlet 1, Cam Nang commune to enjoy this food.

Bread

Hoi An is praised by the international press for delicious and unique sandwiches. The filling of the bread consists of pate, barbecue, chả lụa, herbs and special sauce, which makes the Hoi An bread become special. The crispy crust and the fatty filling mixed together make almost all the customers excited about the bread here.

Hoi An bread

 

Thin pancake wrapper with grilled meat

Thin pancake wrapper with grilled meat are sold the most along the Hoai river bank. This food is loved by both adults and children. A full meal includes grilled meat, pancake wrapper, herbs and the indispensable ingredient is the sauce made in a fussy way.

Thin pancake wrapper with grilled meat

The meat is always hot and fragrant. When served, the meat is put in a thin layer of wrapper and accompanied by raw vegetables and dipped in the thick sauce, which creates the distinctive taste.