1. Goby Tra river
Goby Tra river
It is a very famous special dish of Quang Ngai with a special flavor because of its tough and salty meat. This food is the most delicious when you eat with hot white rice as well as a great taste of wine. Currently, Goby Tra river is processed into canned goods and sold everywhere. However, to feel the full flavor of goby Tra river, you go to Quang Ngai to enjoy it. It is also the specialty of local people in An Mountain area, Tra River.
2. Don ( a kind of animal in Quang Ngai)
Quang Ngai people will not be strange with this delicious, nourishing and familiar food. The food is processed so simple that anybody can learn how to do it. But, the character that makes Don Quang Ngai different from other regions is that the ingredient. People catch Don right in the river of the countryside. Therefore, the fresh, delicious with the aroma taste make this food become a specialty of Quang Ngai province and it is not mixed with other homelands in Vietnam. If you have the opportunity to Quang Ngai, you definitely have to taste the flavor of this food.
3. Nien Fish
Nien Fish is cooked with soup, boiled Nien Fish, or fried fish is really attractive. Perhaps, the dish that makes most customers impressed when coming to Quang Ngai is grilled Nien fish. It is the specialty in Quang Ngai province. Nien fishes are very delicious and they are sold like hot cakes. The flavor of grilled fish spread to create an unforgettable taste when enjoying it. If you have an opportunity to visit the Tra Bong, Ba To, Minh Long, Son Ha, Son Tay mountain areas, do not miss this tasty food.
4. Sugar-Cane Bird
Quang Ngai sugarcane has long been famous for a long time. Quang Ngai has vast sugar cane fields stretching thousands of hectares. This is the ideal habitat for a small bird called the “sugarcane”. Sugarcane is a kind of soft bones bird and it has nutritious meat. Local people just grill it until it ripe. After that, you can enjoy this food. This wild food is a gift from nature. But if you do not have the opportunity to catch birds to bring back, you can go to the shop selling grilled bird for only $5. I am sure that you will have unforgettable memories.
5. Tra Bong Cinnamon
Tra Bong Cinnamon
Tra Bong cinnamon is a specialty of Quang Ngai and it has become fond of the local people here for a long time. Nowadays, it is a gift that many visitors choose to bring back to their countries when setting foot on this land. Cinnamon is used to make spices or drugs. Being one of the eight special gifts in Asia, Tra Bong Cinnamon has its own distinctive values, which are nowhere to be found. Tra Bong people are proud to plant this rare species and this is the source income of the poor people here.
6. Malt Candy
These Quang Ngai specialties are used by people here to give tourists as gifts. Everyone who visits Quang Ngai remembers this delicious and sweet dessert. Malt is made from white sugar, buckwheat, ginger, and white sesame. They are mixed together to make a flavorful, delicious, and attractive food. Malt is often eaten with Quang Ngai rice paper to have perfect taste.
7. Nhum fish sauce
Nhum fish sauce
Fish sauce is made from Nhum, also known as sea-urchins. This animal lives on the shoreline from Binh Dinh to Quang Ngai. Nhum meat can be processed many dishes but the best is the fish sauce because the red color has the aroma and attractive smell. When trying this kind of fish sauce, you will always remember its taste. Nhum used to be a specialty to offer the king of the sea people in Quang Ngai. So, it is also known as Tien Vua fish sauce or patrician fish sauce. Especially, eating this fish sauce will be more wonderful in the winter
8. Ram Bap
Ram Bap Quang Ngai is very delicious, crunchy, and sweet. Quang Ngai has a cake called thin rice paper which is used to wrap Ram Bap has a great taste. The cake is made entirely from rice flour and it is very tough. The recipe for this food is also simple and easy to understand. The ingredients are corn, shrimp, lean meat, onions, and pepper. Next, people use thin rice paper to wrap all of them. Finally, Ram Bap is fried until it has the yellow color. Ram Bap is eaten with raw vegetables and fish sauce to have the whole taste. Especially, the price of each plate is only about $1.5.