The “super-giant” dishes promise to be an interesting experience in terms of taste and sight for all diners.
The dishes in Ho Chi Minh City not only have many variations of flavor but are also impressed by the huge size, just one bite is enough to fill your teeth. If you want to experience one time hugging a full stomach, you can visit the shops below. However, remember to invite more people to eat and estimate carefully when ordering.
Wonton mantra Eight
Although only sold on the sidewalk, Uncle Eight’s small load has existed for more than 25 years and has attracted a lot of customers thanks to the “super-giant” wonton dish, which has to be eaten a few times to finish. In addition to wonton, the shop also sells a full range of noodles, noodles, and soup cakes with toppings such as pork ribs, pork intestines, …
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Wonton here is almost as big as a palm with a thick outer shell, has a beautiful golden color, and is kneaded and rolled by Uncle Eight. The inside is made from minced pork, and chopped onion and marinated with a little spice, so when eaten, it will have a sweet and salty taste. A serving usually consists of 3 wonton balls combined with pork ribs or beef balls and mixed in a sweet and clear broth.
Address: 75 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Cau Ong Lanh Ward, District 1
Opening hours: 19h – 23h
Fish cake soup with fish cheek Thuy
Fish cake soup with fish cheek Thuy also makes many people excited with the fish cake topping that is very large in size and always left in pieces. Cha Ca is made entirely from the flesh of fish slices, basa and mackerel, without any added flour, so the texture is very chewy. Because the seasoning is according to the taste of the South, the fish cake here will be more sweet.
A portion of Banh Canh includes Banh Chung with filtered flour, fried fish cakes, steamed fish cakes and green onions. Particularly, the broth is also cooked from fish bones, so it has a natural sweetness, rich in the taste of the sea. The combination of chewy Banh Chung, rich broth and super-large, fragrant fish cakes will bring you a different experience.
Address: 35 Hoa Hung, Ward 12, District 10
Opening hours: 8am – 9pm
Super Spicy Thai Ribs Thuy Truc
Those who are passionate about the cuisine of the Golden Temple cannot ignore the super spicy Thai ribs at Thuy Truc restaurant. The giant spicy ribs here have a total of 4 sizes, M, L, XL and XXL for you to choose according to the number of people.
The main ingredient of spicy ribs is pork ribs, which are boiled until the meat is tender and absorbed with spices. Then, the pork ribs will be stacked high on a plate as big as a giant mountain. Finally, sprinkle more cilantro, sliced red pepper to create eye-catching color and pungent taste. Unlike other restaurants, the ribs will be brought out first, when eating, the restaurant will start pouring hot and delicious bone broth.
Address: Opposite 112 Chu Van An, Ward 26, Binh Thanh District (area C, Thuy Truc cafe)
Opening hours: 3pm – 10pm
A beef ball with salted egg at Cha Ba restaurant
Beef ball is probably not too strange because it is often used as a topping of pho, noodle soup, noodles, etc. However, beef ball now also has a giant version sold at Cha Ba restaurant that makes food lovers ” fever” for a long time because of its grandeur and attractiveness. With this dish, beef balls will become the main ingredient and are served with broth.
Photo: Thi Thi
Each beef ball is about the size of a large bowl, inside stuffed with a lot of salted eggs, quail eggs and fresh shrimp. The outside is covered with thick meat, made from fresh meat bought every day, so it has a certain sweetness and toughness. When a customer calls, the new owner picks up the beef ball, cuts it into 4 parts, then sprinkles fried onions, cilantro, and cinnamon on top and adds boiling broth. The broth of the restaurant is also loved by many people because it is simmered from beef bones and seasoned to taste.
Photo: Thi Thi
Address: 185Q Mai Xuan Thuong, Ward 5, District 6
Opening hours: 10am – 10pm
Grilled squid with satay Thanh
The giant squid is a specialty in Hong Kong, Trieu Chau, etc. When it “docked” in Ho Chi Minh City, this dish impressed the “diners” because of its size as large as a roast duck. Each squid usually weighs from 3 to 5kg, so the thick squid meat is unbelievable. To enjoy this dish, you can visit Thanh grilled squid on 3/2 street.
The shop is quite focused on the selection of ingredients and marinating, so the squid is fresh, rich and has a grainy texture when eaten. Especially, the squid is swept with satay sauce continuously while baking, so it creates a characteristic spicy and aromatic taste. Each portion of grilled squid will have laksa leaves and sour mango. You can choose one of four sauces from green chili, red chili, chili sauce or salt and pepper to serve. In addition to grilled squid, the shop has many cooking styles for you to choose from such as stewed squid with black sauce, breaking squid, salted and chili squid …
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Address: 1101A 3/2 street, Ward 6, District 11
Opening hours: 16h – 22h
Keyword: Even in Ho Chi Minh City, there is also a series of “super big” dishes, challenging the capacity of hungry stomachs