Food of Long Xuyen

You will find a lot of Vietnamese food in Long Xuyen. Along with Vietnamese, you can gorge on Burmese and Thai food that is easily available here. 
  • The sumptuous Long Xuyen rice noodle soup with fish is a delicious bowl that serves the goodness of the city?s special produce all in one - rice, noodles, fish and broth that is cooked in coconut water.
  • Beef is cooked in a number of ways like boiled beef guts, grilled beef, rice congee with beef head, braised beef with bread, stir-fried beef with vang leaves and stir-fried beef with vegetables.
  • Tung Lo Mo is another speciality. It is like a sausage that is sun-dried, grilled, seasoned with chillies and herbs and served with rice vermicelli (or bread), star fruit and slices of green banana. Locals enjoy dipping in it chilli sauce or a mix of salt, pepper and lemon juice.
  • Black scorpions are a speciality of Long Xuyen. They are caught and then kept for days so that they clean their stomach. Then they are deep-fried for a crispy crust.
  • La Sau Dau (Azadirachta Indica leaf) Salad is a local preparation made Lau Sau Dau with braised pork, shrimp, fish (steamed or macerated).
  • Macerated fish guts is a traditional delicacy that is kept in a jar for three months and eaten with herb flavoured steamed rice. These are often served with pork belly, duck egg and ginger.
  • Another intriguing dish is sticky steamed rice which is finely crushed to smooth dough consistency. The dough is then shaped into round balls which are then deep-fried till golden brown and crispy.
  • Chau Doc Cow Cake with palm sugar is a yummy concoction of rice powder, palm sugar and yeast.

Long Xuyen Photos

Long Xuyen
Mesmarizing Scenery of Long Xuyen Province
Big Buddha Statue in Cam Mountain
Nguyen Du Park, My Binh Ward, Long Xuyen City

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