Cu chi tunnels is so popular a historical site in Ho Chi Minh city. More over, the specialties surrounding Cu Chi district will surely fuel your excitement after half-day trip. If you really do not know want to eat and where to have the best food lunch around Cu Chi tunnels, please take some minutes and see our complete foodie’s guide.
1. Beef of Cu Chi(Bo To Cu Chi)
The beef is chosen around 5 months old since this meat is very juicy and tasty. There are diverse ways to cook such as: boiling, grilling(Bo nuong) and making vinegar hotpot(Bo nhung giam). The meat is boiled to wrap with rice paper and fresh vegetable, then dipped into delicious anchovy sauce.
🙂 🙂 Where to try: Xuan Dao restaurant
2. Sugarcane Juice with Durian
Sugarcane juice is a favorite drink in Vietnam, especially mixed with durian. It helps you to refresh your energy and get hydrated after a long day trip. If you are keen on durian, you can try it!
😆 😆 Where to try: Nuoc Mia Vuon Cau
3. Boiled cassava with ground peanut, sugar and coconut
This food was very popular during Vietnam war because it is tasty and cheap.When try it, you can use with some tea and find this dish at the best restaurants near Cu Chi tunnels.
😆 😆 Where to try: Nuoc Mia Vuon Cau
4. Ninh Binh mountain goat specialties
It is true that you do not need to travel Ninh Binh province to try this special dish. You surely taste this food around Cu Chi tunnels. Mountain goat meat in Cu Chi tunnels taste better than other regions because two reasons: the goat meat is shrunk, little fat, delicious and in herbal flavor and it has to be perform many steps from the processing procedure to the mixture procedure.
There are plenty of recipe to make a perfect dish such as: rare goat meat mixed with lemon, stir-fried goat meat, lemon grass and coconut goat, steam goat meat, grilled goat brisket, goat hotpot, goat gruel and roasted goat… In general, the rare-goat meat is the most delicious dish.
😆 😆 Where to try: Dac san de Ninh Binh
5. Braised beef with lemongrass and hot chili
Braised beef with lemongrass and hot chili(Bo kho xa ot) is a very tasty food in Vietnam. It is very popular to make with beef, lemongrass, chili, coconut water, ginger, onion, coriander, and spices: fish sauce, sugar, pepper, soup powder.
First of all, the beef will peel the onion and lemongrass, then the chief cut them into small pieces. After that, the chef will braise that combination to make the final outcome of the product. It is the best food lunch around Cu Chi tunnels, especially used with hot rice.
🙂 🙂 Where to eat: Xuan Anh restaurant
6. Porridge with snakehead and knotgrass
In the South of Vietnam, rice porridge (Chao) is a favorite food of most families because it has low price, easy and quick recipe, great taste, fulfillment, rich nutrition, and healthiness.
The unique delicious Porridge with snakehead and knotgrass (Chao ca loc rau dang) is a specialty food along with Vietnamese cuisine. All main ingredients are rice, snakehead, knotgrass, Fermented soybeans, green onion, and herbs.
There is so amazing to enjoy a hot bowl of Porridge with snakehead and knotgrass to warm your stomach and refresh your energy on your trip through Cu Chi tunnels
🙂 🙂 Where to eat: Ba Sau
7 Vietnamese Taro Eel Porridge
Taro Eel porridge is another type of Vietnamese porridge. It is well known as specialty food of Cu Chi people in summer time. You have to select one fresh eel to make this dish extremely delicious and very good for health. Vietnamese people also use this meal to cure the flu for children.
🙂 🙂 Where to eat: Hai He restaurant
To sum up, these dishes are very outstanding and delicious and you will immediately love them. Moreover, if you look forward a Cu Chi tunnels tour for your next holiday, we are very pleased to give you some recommendation at: Cu chi tunnels tour must-do
😆 😉 😮 Good luck and have a good trip!