Halong Bay not only has many beautiful landscapes but also the food here is also very delicious and famous with fresh seafood from the sea as crabs, prawns, and snails.
In Halong Bay, you will have chances to enjoy seafood in a restaurant, on a luxury overnight cruises or even at some vendors on the street.
There are top 5 seafood dishes that you can not miss:
1. Seafood noodle
Seafood noodle is a dish you must try first in Halong. When talking about Halong Bay, tourists will think about seafood which is known as the most famous and amazing dishes in Halong Bay. However, it is also a delicious dish which is made from seafood is seafood noodle. The noodle is the most popular dish and attracts many diners in Hanoi. However, when eating in Halong, surely you will have a completely different feeling when this is a paradise of fresh seafood.
A full bowl of vermicelli or seafood fish cakes will include shrimp, surface, squid, crab meat, fish ball, and vegetables. Furthermore, the seafood noodle will be served with raw vegetables blend harmoniously between sweetness and broth with the cool taste of raw vegetables.
2. Grilled squid
In the top 10 of the ranking of the best Asian dishes, grilled squid is a proud speciality of the people in Halong. From a distance, you can smell the aroma of patties right from the frying pan.
When you enjoy each of these natural yellow patties, you will find the crisp, chewy and juicy taste of fresh squid. Not only that, the squid is brittle in the mouth, creating a quite interesting and strange feeling.
3. Horseshoe crab ( Sam bien)
Horseshoe crab belongs to the family with the crab family. Interestingly, these horseshoe crabs often come in pairs, the females carry the males on their backs, so when you catch one, you will catch both of them. Perhaps, when eating the crab, they always have to eat a couple of horseshoe crab because they were afraid that if they eat only male or female horseshoe crab, they will be cold. It is the reason why when processing, people often make a pair to sell.
Besides that, horseshoe crab can be processed into various dishes such as steamed horseshoe crab, stir-fried horseshoe crab with vermicelli, grilled horseshoe crab cartilage, stir-fried horseshoe crab with chilli, and so on. Therefore, you can comfortable enjoying all the famous and delicious dishes from the special crab.
4. Fried Snails
Certainly to Halong, you cannot ignore snails. The fried snail is a snack that is very popular among locals, popular price, only fluctuating around 35,000 VND / dish depending on the type. Fried snails with soy sauce, lemongrass, tamarind sauce, coconut and so on is delicious and addictive. To taste fried snails you should go to the sidewalk shop which will bring feel more comfortable and delicious with the way of processing rustic.
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