Nowadays, Phu Quoc is referred as a popular tourist destination for both domestic and international visitors. The island is well known for its beautiful beaches and modern resorts. Besides, cuisine is also a charm of this island. The food on Phu Quoc is heavily influenced by the bountiful harvest of fresh seafood, herbs and vegetable that is fresh, simple yet utterly deliciously refreshing.
Sea urchin or sea hedgehog is another must-try dish when traveling to Phu Quoc. There are some variations of cooking seaa urchin such as steam, soup or raw salad… The popular way of cooking sea urchin is grilling. It is cleaned and roasted over charcoal fire until you can smell the aroma. Salt and lime juice is added . You can even try a bit mustard and eat it raw with some mug of beer. The raw salad is made by adding some lime juice and mustard on newly-caught sea urchins and then being served with mustard greens.
You can also enjoy urchin soup, sautéed sea hedgehog or sea hedgehog paste. The sea urchin meat is mixed with pepper, spring onion, good fish sauce and then deep fried and serve with roasted rice paper, herb, green banana and dip in Phu Quoc fish sauce. This is a recommended dish for any gourmets traveling to Phu Quoc.
Sea urchin dishes
Sea Urchins with Rice Soup
This dish is really tasty and healthy. Many people, who tasted it thinks that this seafood is an amazing gift from the Sea to Human. It is really easy to cook. However, you only have the best Sea Urchins with rice soup when you get fresh sea urchins. There are many meat and eggs inside sea urchins. Using knife or spoon to separate meat and eggs out of it, embalm with multi flavor. After that, you fry it on pan from 1 or 2 minutes. Next, pour it all into the boiling rice soup, taste it again and enjoy your delicious dish.
Eating Sea Urchins alive
Grilled Sea Urchins with Spring Onion
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