Recommended Local Food in Phuket

Recommended Local Food in Phuket

1.Tom yum goong

          Tom yum or tom yam  is a type of hot and sour Thai soup, usually cooked with shrimp .Tom yum is widely served in neighbouring countries such as Cambodia, Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore and Laos and has been popularised around the world.

          Indeed, tom yum is characterised by its distinct hot and sour flavours, with fragrant spices and herbs generously used in the broth. The basic broth is made of stock and fresh ingredients such as lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves, galangal, lime juice, fish sauce, and crushed chili peppers.

          The basic ingredient of Tom yum is shrimp. If shrimp is the base ingredient, put it in soup after the soup boils. Put it in the soup before it boils. The most popular Tom yum base is river shrimp called “Tom yum Goong”.

2.Pad Thai

          Pad thai is a stir-fried rice noodle dish commonly served as a street food and at casual local eateries in Thailand. It is made with soaked dried rice noodles, which are stir-fried with eggs and chopped firm tofu, and flavored with tamarind pulp, fish sauce, dried shrimp, garlic or shallots, red chili pepper and palm sugar, and served with lime wedges and often chopped roast peanuts.It may also contain other vegetables like bean sprouts, garlic chives, coriander leaves, pickled radishes or turnips, and raw banana flowers. It may also contain fresh shrimp, crab, squid, chicken or other proteins. Many of the ingredients are provided on the side as condiments such as the red chili pepper, lime wedges, roasted peanuts, bean sprouts and other miscellaneous fresh vegetables. Vegetarian versions may substitute soy sauce for the fish sauce and omit the shrimp.

3.Kuay Tiew

          Noodle soups in Thailand are commonly eaten at street stalls, canteens and food courts. A variety of noodles, from wide rice noodles to egg noodles, are served in a light stock made from chicken, pork or vegetables, or a mixture thereof, and often topped with either cuts of meat, fish, pork or beef balls, or wontons, or combinations thereof, and sprinkled with coriander leaves. The diners adjust the flavour by themselves using sugar, nam pla (fish sauce), dried chilli and chilli in vinegar provided in jars at the table.

4.Som Tam

          Thai green papaya salad, which in Thailand is known as som tam (ส้มตำ), is one of the most commonly available and popularly consumed dishes in Thailand.

pharmacy in canada for std pills           Som tam originates in the northeastern part of the Thailand (Isaan), which is on the border of Laos, where the same dish is a staple as well. You’ll now find green papaya salad everywhere throughout Thailand, and on just about every street corner in Bangkok.

          In this Thai green papaya salad, you’ll learn how to make an authentic version of som tam, that’s easy to make, and tastes delicious.

5.Massaman

          This homemade Thai massaman curry, which is made entirely from scratch (no packaged curry pastes required!). This famous Thai curry is rich and very flavorful. Made with chicken, beef, or lamb, it’s a fragrant yellow curry that incorporates lemongrass and nuts together with other key Thai ingredients. Coconut milk is always used in this curry, as are bay leaves (instead of the harder-to-find kaffir lime leaves). Makes a sumptuous dish to serve on a chilly fall or winter night, and leftovers are just perfect for hot weekday lunches. Serve with plain jasmine rice, or, for special occasions, with saffron rice or coconut rice.

6.Hokkien

          Hokkien mee is a dish in Malaysian and Singaporean cuisine that has its origins in the cuisine of China’s Fujian (Hokkien) province. In its most common form, the dish consists of egg noodles and rice noodles stir-fried with egg, slices of pork, prawns and squid, and served and garnished with vegetables, small pieces of lard, sambal sauce and lime (for adding the lime juice to the dish).

7.Tom Kha Gai

          Tom kha kai or Thai coconut soup is a spicy and sour hot soup with coconut milk in Thai and Lao cuisines.

          In Thailand, most tom kha kai recipes typically include coconut milk, galangal, kaffir lime leaves, lemongrass, Thai chili peppers, coriander (or dill weed), straw mushrooms (or shiitake or other mushrooms), chicken, fish sauce, and lime juice. Fried chilies are sometimes added.

8.Kaeng Khiao Wan Gai

          One of Thailand’s signature dishes, the Thai Green Curry, has also become one of the country’s most famous culinary exports. With the spread of Thai cuisine throughout the world, people who have never set foot in Thailand may well have tasted a Thai green curry. A number of different ingredients can go into the curry, but chicken (kai), pork (moo) and beef (neua) are popular choices, so for example a green curry with chicken is known as kaeng khiao wan kai.

9.Mee Hun Gang Poo

         Curry crab noodles dish is a signature of Phuket. Crab Meat with Curry and Coconut Milk dish. Lots of crab meat and everything else were flavorful and tasty. Perfect pairing to Steamed Pork with Pepper and Garlic (Phuket style)!

10.Oh aew

          Oh aew is a Southern Thai shaved ice dessert with sweet toppings such as red bean, sweet syrup, grass jelly and palm seed. The most important ingredient is Oh aew jelly which is made of banana and Chinese herbs. The dessert is highly popular in Phuket. The dessert is originally from Penang Malaysia and became Phuket local food till nowadays.

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