Besides the names of seafoods that I recommended in Part 1 of this subject, there are many other kinds of seafoods that are worth trying when making a stop by Nam Du island in your tours to Mekong Delta in Vietnam.
Are you curious what the other seafoods are?
I guess definitely “Yes”, right? So, let’s continue our journey with the wide range of tasty and wonderful seafoods that you can only enjoy in Nam Du island.
5. Rock oysters
The easiest time to find rock oysters to the evening when the sea level gets lower. You can prise the oyster meat and eat it fresh with lemon-peppered salt, feeling like the ocean is calling inside your mouth. However, the seafood guru have another way to find out the big fat oyster far away in the sea. You have to dive far, take a look at the reefs in the endeavour of coconut-sized milk oysters that can only be prised by a knife. This kind of oyster meat is as big as your hand, white like coconut and spill out milk.
Just feel excited about adding some lemon-peppered salt then put it into your mouth, vigorously chew and you can feel this is the best way to enjoy oysters. For the ones who hesitate to eat fresh oysters, the oysters fried with garlic is an awesome alternative. Eat oyster in the strong sea wind and ask yourself how beautiful life is.
Squid can be cooked into many delicious foods with pepper, frying powder, butter, chili sauce or satay. The most outstanding one is squid steamed with ginger because this dish preserve the true taste and offers easy cooking method. It is necessary to note that squid is notorious for its difficulty to be thoroughly cleaned to get rid of the fishy smell. However, you can always believe in this famed food of Nam Du cause it is cleverly cooked here.
7. Giant clam
Giant clam are often found in reefs, so it is quite tricky to catch them. Their weight varies but the most delicious ones are told to be about 1 kilogram. Giant clam at this weight is not chewy yet crunchy and have a spicy taste. They use giant clam to make many dishes like stir fry, porridge or eat them raw. One of the most favorite ways to cook giant clam is frying them with butter. This offers a very spicy taste.
8. Noble scallop
This is a familiar seafood in Nam Du or Phu Quoc. Noble scallop are famed for their spicy yet not tough meat. This feature makes them a great ingredient for many delicious dishes. Noble scallop, as their name, have a fan-shaped shell that lightens up their beauty. You can try grilling them with onion, oil and cheese. The fatty taste of onion fat oil and the sweetness of peanuts really wake up your appetite. Served with sour fish sauce or lemon-peppered salt is like icing on the cake.
9. Dried fish
Dried fish can be kept for years after they have been made. The drying method is quite simple but effective. Fishermen use this to preserve fish that have not been bought yet. In Nam Du, the process of drying fish is made with high standard to ensure safety for customers. Dried fish is considered a must-buy souvenirs for faraway visitors.
However, besides the amazingly diversified seafoods, the beautiful but still natural tourist spots in Nam Du island and the fantastic activities here are also something you can’t miss.
This island is truly a lost paradise of world’s tourism, a perfect tourist destination for anyone who loves traveling, discovering and experiencing the new feelings by fancy tours to Vietnam.
So what are you still waiting for but not booking a tour with this travel agency immediately to enjoy joyful Vietnam tours!