Top 8 Phu Yen specialties: The bold flavor of the Coastal region

by Lam Pham

Phu Yen is a province of the Central Coast region of Vietnam. This place is not only famous for its unspoiled natural beauty but also an attractive culinary paradise. With a variety of processing methods and great taste, Phu Yen cuisine will bring you the perfect culinary experience.

Phu Yen is a place where cultures meet, from Vietnamese, Chinese, and Cham. This has created a diverse and rich culinary world. Let’s explore the specialties in Phu Yen with Karst Plateau. This promises to be an unforgettable journey for your taste buds and heart.

1. One-sun beef

This is one of the Phu Yen specialties that you can both give as a gift and enjoy on the spot that you should try

What are the specialties in Phu Yen as gifts for friends and family? You can immediately refer to one-sun beef. One-sunny beef is made from long-standing breeds in the highlands of Phu Yen. This specialty Phu Yen bought as a gift is made from the corned meat of a silk cow, after being marinated, it will be dried in the harsh sun of Central Vietnam. After that, the cow will be put in the oven and then continue to dry a dew for about 1 hour. The elaborate processing process makes the dish delicious and has a characteristic flavor, making Phu Yen famous.

Address: Bo Mot Nang Diep An – 01 30/4 street, 247 Le Duan, ward 7, Tuy Hoa city, Phu Yen province

2. Blood Cockle of O Loan Lagoon

This dish not only attracts diners because of its nutritional value but also its delicious taste

O Loan cockles have long been a familiar name on the map of Phu Yen specialties. The cockles of this region exude aroma with rich flavor, delicious meat, and quality. It is the pride of the whole people of Phu Yen. Many different methods, such as grilled onion fat, and steamed, tamarind sauce can prepare this specialty, etc. More specifically, cockle soup is a unique dish not to be missed. When enjoyed, this dish is often combined with roasted peanuts and a little lemon juice to create a fragrant and sour flavor.

Address: Quan Hoa Sua – 174 Le Loi Street, Ward 4, Tuy Hoa City, Phu Yen Province

3. Ocean tuna eye

This is a local specialty that you can find all over Phu Yen, from high-end restaurants to popular eateries

Have you ever heard of tuna ankles? The name sounds fancy, doesn’t it? This is a nutritious dish despite its “expensive” price. When it comes to tuna eyes, nowhere is it as delicious as Tuy Hoa. Just hearing the name you already know what the main ingredient of the dish is. In addition, to enhance the flavor of the dish, various Chinese herbs are also used. This harmonious combination will give you amazing experiences that you will cherish forever. Moreover, to make a difference and uniqueness for the dish, tuna eyes are creatively processed with a variety of spices such as pepper, aromatic herbs, Chinese herbs, etc. Each combination offers a different unique flavor.

Address: Quan Ba Tam – 289-293C Le Duan, Ward 7, Tuy Hoa, Phu Yen

4. Chicken Rice in Phu Yen

This is one of the delicious Phu Yen specialties you cannot miss when traveling to this Central region

In the journey to discover Phu Yen cuisine, do not ignore the easy-to-eat chicken rice, easy to “causes memories”. The rice is stirred evenly on an oil stove with garlic and cooked with chicken broth, so it has an eye-catching yellow color and characteristic aroma. The chicken is juicy, chewy, tender but not broken, served with raw vegetables and a rich dipping sauce. You can enjoy Phu Yen chicken rice with fish sauce or green chili salt depending on your preference.

Address: Com Ga Tuyet Nhung – 189 Le Thanh Ton, Ward 4, Tuy Hoa, Phu Yen

5. Pigeon sticky rice

Phu Yen’s delicious dish captivates many diners – Pigeon sticky rice

The next specialty of Tuy Hoa Phu Yen is pigeon sticky rice. The sticky rice dish is steamed with stir-fried pigeon meat and spices. This method of cooking helps the sticky rice to be supple, not soft or dry and imbued with the rich flavor of pigeon meat. When eating, people will add a portion of fragrant roasted pigeon meat. This type of adult pigeon has crispy golden skin, and soft and succulent white meat – overall surprisingly delicious.

Address: Xoi Chi Nhan – 5 Le Thanh Phuong, Tuy Hoa City, Phu Yen

6. Chive Noodle Soup

A layer of fragrant green chives brings visitors a special Phu Yen specialty

Chives lovers cannot miss this specialty dish full of chives. With a sweet broth cooked according to the special recipe of the Phu Yen people, the specialty soup cake of this land becomes unique. Just add the soup, meat, quail eggs, and fish paste, then add the broth that has been stewed for hours. Finally put a large amount of chives on top, add a little pepper, and minced chili to create an accent. Blink and you’ve got a bowl of chives soup to enjoy.

Address: Quan Banh Canh He Thanh Tam – 53 Dien Bien Phu Street, Ward 7, Tuy Hoa, Phu Yen

7. Pork Offal Rice Noodle

The soft and smooth Hoi Cake is interwoven between layers of pork intestines, fish cakes, and spring rolls, creating a rich and diverse flavor

Pork offal rice noodle, sounds strange, right? It is known that this is an indispensable dish on holidays, ancestral offerings, weddings, and ceremonial offerings at temples, and pagodas, and is a culinary culture of Tuy Hoa.

The pork offal rice noodle here has a completely different flavor from other regions. The rice noodles are soft, smooth, and fragrant with the smell of onions. The pork offal is carefully processed, looking very white and clean, crispy when eaten, not tough, dipped in fish sauce, and added with a piece of rice noodles is indeed a perfect combination.

Address:  Pork Offal Rice Noodle – 118 Hung Vuong, Ward 6, Tuy Hoa, Phu Yen

8. Quan De Liquor

This type of liquor also has good effects on health, enhancing vitality, treating asthma, high blood pressure, etc., very good

Quan De Phu Yen Liquor is the most famous brand of Liquor in Phu Yen widely used by locals. The wine is cooked according to traditional handmade methods of two communes, Xuan Loc and Xuan Binh, so it is famous for its rare deliciousness, and sweet taste that is not too harsh. The two most popular Quan De liquors are Quan De Horsefish 450 and Quan De Horsefish with Chinese Medicine 250. If you are looking to buy gifts for relatives, friends, or colleagues, Quan De Phu Yen liquor is a great gift you definitely cannot ignore.

Address: Quan De Horsefish Liquor – 235 Nguyen Tat Thanh, Tuy Hoa City, Phu Yen.

Above are the top 8 famous specialties of Phu Yen land that Karst Plateau has synthesized and shared with you. I hope you have made great choices to recharge energy as well as make gifts during this trip to Phu Yen. In addition, Phu Yen also has many great check-in places that you should not miss. I hope you have a very complete and memorable journey!

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