Bun Ken - food can not miss when coming to Phu Quoc
The noodles which are less mentioned in the cuisine of Vietnam. This kind of noodle soup in Phu Quoc is also less sellers, most of the local people buy fish for processing food in the family is much.
Besides the simple and homogeneous ingredients in some areas such as flavored water, coconut milk, lemongrass, cucumber, herbs, the difference is made by Phu Quoc noodles. crabs or fish - two types of fish rarely seen anywhere other than Ngoc Island.
Fish is milled in bowl of noodles Phu Quoc (Photo: Internet)
Local people Phu Quoc often buy fish back on the days "hit fish" is fresh, bring back clean, boiling water for boiling fish, salt to soften the water. After the fish is cooked, picking out, stripped fish meat. Then use fish paste fish sauce and puree and beat fish meat.
When the fish and then bring to fry with lemongrass, chili, garlic ... fried until the fish is dry and fragrant crispy. Note the fried fish must be stir fry, avoid burning fish.
Then for the coconut milk, boiled fish water filtered out the bone .. then add seasoning to taste just to have you have a pot of water lilies delicious, standard food with vermicelli called "vermicelli of Phu Quoc".
Color harmony of bun ken (photo: Internet)
Phu Quoc Bun Ken would like to eat delicious must have a layer of freshly crushed papaya or banana (banana flower) and a mixture of fish was milled. Next, the vermicelli has a thick layer of water. Finally, the aromatic herbs, cucumber and strawberries looked very nice. The taste that customers will discover is the crispy tan of papaya, the aroma of marine fish, fat but not the hall of water.
Bubbly with white vermicelli of the price, the green of the herbs, the red of the chilli, the yellow of the papaya with the fish and broccoli make a harmonious visual. When tasted, you will see more harmony in taste. The fat coconut of coconut milk mixed with the sweet taste of fish and spicy hot pepper and crispy tan on the tongue with papaya, all mixed together to create a bowl of noodles "taste" of taste buds you.