Apart from famous dishes such as Banh Khoai, Bun Bo Hue, Banh Trang Trung and so on, Nem Lui is one of the best Hue traditional food with amazing savor you need to try it once in your life. If you have a chance to travel in Hue city, Nem Lui Hue should be unmissable. Perhaps, you want to eat more after the first time you try.
What Makes the Best Nem Lui Hue?
Nem Lui process is quite simple and not as hard as people think. Nem Lui Hue recipe is made from ground pork and minced pork skin combine with eggs and flour. Then all ingredients are well marinated with salt and pepper. Finally, this mixture will be attached on a fresh lemongrass and grilled it on a coal stove.
Two of the reasons why Nem Lui become a distinctive feature and best Hue dish are as follow.
Firstly, the inhabitant uses a citronella instead of using a bamboo stick to grill the pork. Thanks to this special Nem Lui recipe, the pork becomes more fragrant which awake your smell. I guarantee that you can not resist yourself to enjoy it.
What is more, the sauce is an important part to make a difference for the Hue Lemongrass Skewer. The art of Hue Cuisine lays here in the sauce which is not simply only fish sauce, whereas, it is mashed from minced peanut and pork. The most important secret here is the pig liver which we often call pate. All these special mixtures will be cooked on the stove until turning into solid. It is this perfect combination to create the greatest Nem Lui dish.
How To Eat Nem Lui Hue?
In order to enjoy “Nem Lui” dish. First, take a piece of thin rice paper, then make a nice bed of herbs, including cucumber, baby radish, lettuce. Finally, place the grilled pork in the heart of the green bed. Rolling it up and then dipping it into the peanut sesame sauce. Do not forget to put citronella out of grill pork!
Where To have the best Nem Lui Hue?
If you want to try once to sense a taste of dishes, I could recommend the best destinations to you:
Ba Ty Nem Lui
Opening hour: 4pm-9pm
Price: 6.000 VND – 20.000 VND/dish
Address: No 81 Dao Duy Tu, Hue City
Perhaps, when seeing this dish, you feel mouthwatering as well as want to try immediately by its fragrance and decoration. It is really hard to resist yourself eating it. Are you curious about whether this dish is good or not. So, why do not you to come here and try it right now?
Tai Phu Nem Lui
Opening hour: 9am – 10pm
Price: 20,000VND – 55,000VND/dish
Address: No 2 Dien Bien Phu, Hue City.
The combination of the grilled pork, the sauce together with some slice of cucumber and herbs like salad and basil makes you feel fantastic while eating. When biting it, you will sense the tender of the meat combined with a bit sweetness of peanut sauce. Wow! What an interesting Hue dish, right?
Nguyen Truong To Nem Lui
Opening hour: 3pm – 8pm
Price: 8,000 VND – 10,000 VND
Address: opposite No 35 Nguyen Truong To, Hue City.
Although it is only a sidewalk restaurant, the food in here is no less than other restaurants in terms of quality. If you are on a Hue food hunt, you must try it now. With attractive aroma, this Hue street food restaurant will fascinate you.
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