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Enjoy Clear Rice Noodle Soup (Hu Tieu) in Vietnam

Clear rice noodle soup

Firstly existing in South China, Clear Rice Noodle Soup or Hu Tieu then spread through all China and Southeast Asian countries such as Singapore, Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam. Like Pho in Hanoi, Hu Tieu is an especial dish in Vietnam. Enjoy Hu Tieu with: Best indochina tours

The main ingredients of Hu Tieu Noodle Soup

Sun-dried Hu Tieu noodle, which is made from rice flour and tapioca flour; pork bone; green onions; bean sprouts; deep-fried onion and others are the main ingredients of Hu Tieu Noodle Soup. To serve, the soft boiled noodle is put into the bowl before the broth, which is very clear, smelling and flavorful, is poured onto it. Served with the bowl of Hu Tieu are lime slices, chopped chili, bean sprouts, herbs and saute. The way to eat Hu Tieu is the same as the way to eat Pho or Bun Bo Hue. To eat this delicious dish, you will have to use a spoon and a pair of chopsticks.

How to make Hu Tieu?

Clear rice noodle soup

Clear rice noodle soup- source: internet

The Mekong Delta is where producing Hu Tieu is the most popular. If you have a chance to visit the Mekong Delta, you should not miss to make a stop at a Hu Tieu factory, where you can enjoy a hot bowl of Hu Tieu as well as learn more about how to make this noodle. In all factories, they have to use a machine to mix rice flour, water and other ingredients which are their secret. After that, they will pour this mixture onto a big pot of boiled water, which is covered with a very thin and solid cloth. The skillful cooks will try their best to make the battle as thin as possible. Then, ready Hu Tieu rice paper while be taken out of the cloth, put on bamboo sheet and sun-dried. Hu Tieu rice papers look like in the photo after being sun-dried. The final step is to cut Hu Tieu rice paper into noodles by machine. Vietnam private tours

How many types of Hu Tieu are there in Vietnam?

Hu tieu Nam Vang in Saigon

Hu tieu Nam Vang in Saigon- source: internet

Not less delicious than any Italian pasta, Mixed Clear Rice Noodle with Crab and Shrimp is an ideal choice for those who do not like to eat a noodle soup. Dry Clear Rice Noodle is not served with the broth covering toppings and noodles but a small bowl of broth. To enjoy, you will well mix noodles and toppings with a delicious fish sauce.

In the Mekong Delta, My Tho Clear Rice Noodle Soup (Hu Tieu My Tho) originated in My Tho city, Tien Giang province, is the most famous one. A bowl of Hu Tieu My Tho which is topped with hard-boiled quail egg, peeled boiled shrimp, liver slices and pork slices, deep-fried cubed pork fat and chives is the dish you should not miss in your trip in the Mekong Delta. It is not necessary to comment about its taste. Let’s give it a try and tell me how stunning the flavor is.

Another popular Hu Tieu in the Mekong Delta is Sa Dec Clear Rice Noodle Soup, whose broth is cooked with saute giving it an attractive orange color. Not only its extremely hot taste but also shredded cucumber as toppings makes this dish special.

Where to go for Hu Tieu?

Hu tieu in Danang

Hu tieu in Danang- source: internet

In Ho Chi Minh City

Hu tieu Nam Vang Nhan Quan

  • Address: No 488 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street, District 3.
  • Open time: 06.00 AM – 02.00 PM

In Hanoi

Hu tieu Nam Vang

  • Address: Le Duan, Dong Da Street
  • Open time: 06.00 AM -11.00 PM

In Danang

Hu tieu Nam Vang Quynh Anh

  • Address: No 60 Thai Phien, Hai Chau, Danang.

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