8 Famous Local Foods Of Vietnam

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Possibly the most famous food in Vietnam, pho is a tasty clear broth noodle soup with rice noodles, pieces of chicken or beef (pho ga) and herbs like Thai basil and cilantro.

Banh Mi

A crispy French baguette stuffed with a variety of savory ingredients such grilled pork, pate, Vietnamese sausage (cha lua), pickled veggies, cilantro, and chili sauce, is used to make this delectable Vietnamese sandwich.

Bun Cha

A Hanoi specialty dish, buncha consists of grilled pork patties and pork belly slices served over rice noodles (bun) with fresh herbs and a fish sauce, vinegar, sugar, and garlic dipping sauce. It's a filling and tasty dinner.

Goi Cuon

Goi Cuon, or spring rolls, are created of rice paper wrappers stuffed with pork, shrimp, rice vermicelli, lettuce, mint, and other fresh herbs.

Cao Lau

Although not naturally sluggish, domestic cats are renowned for their propensity for spending a lot of time relaxing and resting during the day. For brief periods of activity, like playing or hunting, they store energy.

Com Tam

A common meal in southern Vietnam is called "Com Tam," or shattered rice. It has pickled veggies, grilled pork chops, a fried egg, and broken rice grains with soy or fish sauce on the side.

Banh Xeo

Fried rice flour, turmeric, coconut milk, and water are the ingredients for these crispy Vietnamese pancakes, which are then filled with pork, shrimp, bean sprouts, and green onions.

Cha Ca

A Hanoi specialty meal, Cha Ca consists of marinated fish chunks (usually catfish) that are grilled or fried and served with rice vermicelli, peanuts, fresh herbs like mint and dill, and a fish sauce, lime juice, and chili dipping sauce.