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The unforgettable taste of Hue sour shrimp

Sour shrimp is a simple dish of Hue people and is also a specialty only in this locality. The sour taste of shrimp, the spicy of spices made an unforgettable impression for diners. So, if you set foot in Hue, you should buy this delicious dish as a gift, surely this will be a meaningful gift after the trip.

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Sour shrimp – Hue specialty

Sour shrimp is the white combination of sticky rice, bamboo shoots, galangal, red shrimp, chili … and all kinds of flavors: sweet, fatty, fleshy, spicy, sour, bitter … It is also a combination of yin and yang , the coolness of shrimp mixed in the pungency of spice, it is all very harmonious and charming.

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Sour shrimp has the delicate taste of Hue cuisine (photo collection)

You can enjoy sour shrimp with hot rice. The most famous and delicious dish is the sour shrimp served with boiled meat, rice paper and melon and other raw vegetables. In slices of thin rice paper, you roll lettuce, starfruit, melon, basil … a piece of boiled meat, a sour shrimp, rolled into a cup of fish sauce and enjoy. The sweetness of the meat, the sourness of star fruit, the aroma of basil mixed together bring diners the feeling of delight and extremely delicious.

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Sour shrimp served with boiled meat and rice paper have a spicy and attractive taste (photo collection

Sour shrimp has enough sophistication of Hue people but it is processed quite simply. Therefore, you can make this dish yourself at home. Local people do not use big, fat sea shrimp, but only catch freshwater shrimp, river shrimp, copper shrimp and earth shrimp. Shrimp is not too big, not too small, floor to floor to be infused with spices and make the shrimp jar more beautiful.

Shrimp after starting to cut the head, beard, remove the black thread on the back of the shrimp, soak in acidic alum water for several minutes, rinse, continue to soak with white wine until the smell of alcohol is gone, remove and drain. Shoot shoots (young part), thinly sliced garlic, galangal tubers, tangled, long sliced chili.

Mix shrimp, sticky rice, bamboo shoots, garlic, chili, galangal, delicious fish sauce or salt, put in a glass jar and cover. Shrimp incubation lasts from 5 to 7 days. Finally, the shrimp will have a fragrant, spicy and very attractive bar.

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The way to prepare Hue sour shrimp is quite simple (photo collection)

In Hue city, you can buy sour shrimp for 65-70,000 VND 1 bottle of 400g in big markets such as Dong Ba market (Tran Hung Dao street) – a big shopping center of Hue, Ba Huong sour shrimp (sugar) Phung Hung) – The best place to sell Hue sour shrimp …

Sour shrimp is a simple dish of Hue people and is also a specialty only in this locality. The sour taste of shrimp, the spicy of spices made an unforgettable impression for diners. So, if you set foot in Hue, you should buy this delicious dish as a gift, surely this will be a meaningful gift after the trip.

tôm chua Huế

Sour shrimp – Hue specialty

Sour shrimp is the white combination of sticky rice, bamboo shoots, galangal, red shrimp, chili … and all kinds of flavors: sweet, fatty, fleshy, spicy, sour, bitter … It is also a combination of yin and yang , the coolness of shrimp mixed in the pungency of spice, it is all very harmonious and charming.

tôm chua Huế

Sour shrimp has the delicate taste of Hue cuisine (photo collection)

You can enjoy sour shrimp with hot rice. The most famous and delicious dish is the sour shrimp served with boiled meat, rice paper and melon and other raw vegetables. In slices of thin rice paper, you roll lettuce, starfruit, melon, basil … a piece of boiled meat, a sour shrimp, rolled into a cup of fish sauce and enjoy. The sweetness of the meat, the sourness of star fruit, the aroma of basil mixed together bring diners the feeling of delight and extremely delicious.

tôm chua Huế

Sour shrimp served with boiled meat and rice paper have a spicy and attractive taste (photo collection

Sour shrimp has enough sophistication of Hue people but it is processed quite simply. Therefore, you can make this dish yourself at home. Local people do not use big, fat sea shrimp, but only catch freshwater shrimp, river shrimp, copper shrimp and earth shrimp. Shrimp is not too big, not too small, floor to floor to be infused with spices and make the shrimp jar more beautiful.

Shrimp after starting to cut the head, beard, remove the black thread on the back of the shrimp, soak in acidic alum water for several minutes, rinse, continue to soak with white wine until the smell of alcohol is gone, remove and drain. Shoot shoots (young part), thinly sliced garlic, galangal tubers, tangled, long sliced chili.

Mix shrimp, sticky rice, bamboo shoots, garlic, chili, galangal, delicious fish sauce or salt, put in a glass jar and cover. Shrimp incubation lasts from 5 to 7 days. Finally, the shrimp will have a fragrant, spicy and very attractive bar.

tôm chua Huế

The way to prepare Hue sour shrimp is quite simple (photo collection)

In Hue city, you can buy sour shrimp for 65-70,000 VND 1 bottle of 400g in big markets such as Dong Ba market (Tran Hung Dao street) – a big shopping center of Hue, Ba Huong sour shrimp (sugar) Phung Hung) – The best place to sell Hue sour shrimp …

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