Vietnam has a coastline of over 3,000 km, so seafood is extremely rich and varied. It became abundant material resources so that Vietnamese could create many dishes that’s very fascinating and unique. Today, Nha Trang Street Food Tour would like to introduce to you one more specialty of street food is very unique in Nha Trang which is the snail dish. We will find out why people in Nha Trang love this dish so much.
With Vietnamese, the snail dish is a nutritious food because of protein containing in many kind of snails. However, the real attraction to the people in Nha Trang is not due to nutritional causes due to other causes. They are:
– The interest in eating each kind of snail: Some kind of snails you must use sharp toothpick to pull meat from the shells of snails to eat, others you have to use more force to pull, so you need to use one type of small fork to take the meat out of shells to eat. There are kinds you must break the tail of the shell then uses suction from your mouth to suck the meat from shells to eat. You also have to use a sewing – clothes needle to eat because this tiny snails so snail meat is very tiny too , then of course we have to use a tiny equipment too. With this kind of snail you can eat for an hour without feeling full … At a meal time in which you have to change a lot of different ways to eat sometimes it will make you feel pleasurable and enjoyable.
– The variety of sauces to eat with snail dish: depending on each kind of snail, different taste of user, the way they cook,… people can choose different sauces. Someone like ginger sauce, some people like green pepper sauce, chili sauce others prefer red, tamarin sauces …. when using different sauces for the same dish can give you different taste and its make the dish become more interesting . A person can simultaneously test multiple sauces with one snail dish to have different feelings and will eventually choose for themselves a sauce that suits you best. So it is the real reason why food becomes more interesting to users.
– The diversity of ways of processing food also caused snail dish to be more attractive: Local people can process a lot of delicious dishes from snails, even from only one kind of snail. Normally a snail- dish restaurant will serve dishes such as snail salad, fried snails tamarind, coconut fried snails, steamed snail with lemongrass, ginger, fennel, … And so you can comfortably select the type of your favorite and enjoy it by your most favourite way.\r\n- And another reason is very important is the snail dish is often very cheap food. You can easily find a lot of shops along the street in Nha Trang especially in Binh Tan district Ponagar towers area, … and with very cheap prices range from 15,000 VND to 35,000 VND you can enjoy the excellent cuisine of this already.
So, where to eat Snail Dishes in Nha Trang ? Contact Nha Trang Street Food Tour right a way to try it by the most local way ever and just enjoy the wonderful moment.