One of the sea creatures that add a wide variety of dishes to Hue culinary is the clams. In Hue, the most famous land for clams is Con Hen Island. Here, with only clams, Hue local create many Hue specialties from it. Hen Xuc Banh Trang is no exception. Let’s explore it to enjoy a new feeling in your Hue food trip.
What Makes the best Hen Xuc Banh Trang?
Besides, the famous Com Hen and Bun Hen dish that you can read more here. The Hen Xuc Banh Trang
is one of Hue local food you must-try.The clams stir with the mixture of ingredients.
The cooking process for this Hue dish is very elaborate. Firstly, Hue local must collect the clams from the river then clean it. The clams must be boiled until all opening, and take mussels from the seashell. Next, it is fry process. The chef must stir a mixture of shallot, garlic, and lemongrass until slightly golden. When smelling this additive fragrance coming from the pan, it is time to add the baby clams, herbs and finally mix the seasoning.
Hen Xuc Banh Trang is a wonderful appetizer in both taste and texture. It offers a distinctive and sophisticated Hue flavor. The combination of the soft clams together with the crunchiness of the rice crackers give you a great contrast in this street dish. Therefore, it is really a delight for your taste buds. Furthermore, the multiple species of ground black pepper and Vietnamese coriander will add a burst of flavors.
How to Eat It?
With this dish, you only need to break the pieces of crunchy sesame rice cracker with fulls of mussel on it, then slowly enjoy the brittle crust of rice cracker. The sweetness and spicy mussel interweave with each other that it creates the feel the enjoyment of eating. Sounds interesting?
Where to Enjoy the Best Hen Xuc Banh Trang Hue?
When it mentions to clams specialty, people immediately think about Con Hen Island. If you want to try Hen Xuc Banh Trang, this place is unmissable. There are a lot of spots in here that you can select on your Hue food hunt.
Con Hen Island in Hue.
How to Get to Con Hen Island?
There are two ways that help you arrive at this unique Hue food paradise.
By Motorbike/ bicycle.
If you want to go motorbike or bicycle to visit the restaurants around Con Hen, Phu Luu bridge is the only small bridge leading to Con Hen from Nguyen Sinh Cung street, Vy Da Ward. The bridge is 3m wide and not for cars. Via this bridge is straight to the main road called Ung Binh street. Coming to Con Hen, you should drop by Hoa Dong which is one of the best Hue restaurants with Hen Xuc Banh Trang.
Book a Hue Food Tour.
An alternative is that join in Hue Food Tours to have a wonderful time in Hue. You can absolutely rely on tour guides who have a knowledgeable background, will help you to go there quickly. Moreover, they always ready to reply to your question about Hue savory and history.
You will not forget such a down to earth Hue special dish!
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