Halong Prawn

Halong is not only proud for being one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, but also one of the most famous destinations for high quality seafood. Among all, the most popular seafood that appears in almost every meal in Halong is prawn.

 

 

Halong Bay fishermen are blessed with many kinds of prawn, lobster, white pearl shrimp, or tiger shrimp. However, the rarest, most valuable, and most delicious are prawn and lobster. In Halong, people make full use of lobster by using its shell as a decorating ornament, which are now available widely at any souvenir shops in Halong.

There are two popular methods of prawn processing in Halong, steaming and breaded frying. However, steamed prawn is more preferable because people love to enjoy the natural taste it provides. During the steaming, chefs have to hook up the prawns very carefully in order not to break its small claws, in combination with using additional ingredients like beer or tubers lemongrass to remove its fishy smell.

Vietnamese believe that the prawn head is the most nutritious part of the prawn. Additional ingredients to eat with prawn such as steamed onion, herbal leaves, salt and pepper/chili would give an interesting taste of the dish.

Halong prawn, one of the most delicious and nutritious Vietnamese, is usually decorated subtly on luxuries party tables. Help yourself some of the notorious prawn of Halong Bay.

See more

  • Bun Ca

    Thanks to the complex river and canal, Mekong Delta has various fishes which is the main material in bun ca, the most favourite food in Mekong Delta. Bun ca in Mekong...

  • The best street foods in Saigon

    One of the best things that tourists can do when traveling to Saigon is try all the best street foods is not just looking around and visiting the amazing historical...

  • Khang Gai Dried Meat in Sapa

    The meat of horses, pigs are usually hung up by the H’Mong. These meat will be chopped into pieces about 2-3 kilograms and hung up in order to store. When eating meat,...

  • Enjoy Banh xeo Quang Hoa

    Banh xeo Quang Hoa is one of the most famous specialties in Quang Binh . The vistiors should not miss to try this food when traveling to Quang Binh . 

  • Cong Cake

    Cong Cake is a rustic and simple cake which is cheap but very delicious. If you have a chance to try cong cake once time, you can’t forget the taste of this cake. 

  • Banh Hoi Long Heo

    Banh Hoi Long Heo Phu Long is one of the most famous dishes in Phan Thiet. If you have a chance to travel to Phan Thiet, you should not miss to try this delicious food. 

  • Ta Hien's Beer

    Drinking beer, chatting with friend in the corner street in Hanoi  is the most greatest feeling when you come and enjoy the atmosphere here. 

  • Bun thit nuong

    At first glance, a bowl of bun thit nuong can look a bit manic. A sprinkling of garnishes along with grilled meat are placed on top of a bed of noodles with some greens poking...

  • Pau Play Day Cake

    Round sticky rice cake is made from glutinous rice. Glutinous rice is soaked in water about 2 hours and then pours it into the pot. After that, sticky rice will be put into...

  • Ba Khia

    Traveling to Mekong Delta , you not only discovery the landscape with many interesting thing to do but also you can enjoy the local food here. Ba Khia is a speciality of...

Most popular tours

Business info

  • Vietnam Local Guide

  • Address: 18th Floor, VTC Online Tower, 18 Tam Trinh Str.,Hai Ba Trung Dist., Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Email: info@vietnamguider.com
  • Phone: (+84) 0904989890
  • Hotline: (+84) 0904989890