Quang Noodles with Frog

Originated from Quang Nam Province in Central Vietnam, Quang Noodles is a traditional Vietnamese noodle dish that. The noodles are served on various occasions such as at family parties, death anniversaries, and Tet festival – the biggest festival of the country. In Central Vietnam, Quang Noodles are very popular and nationally recognized food items. It has become more and more popular in other regions of the country. The food can also be found in many restaurants and food stalls around the country. Especially, they are everywhere in  Danang City, Quang Nam Province including Hoi An City – the ancient town, Quang Ngai, etc. The main ingredients of Quang Noodles are rice noodles, meat, vegetables, and herbs, most commonly served with a small amount of broth, which is generally infused with turmeric. One of the most impressed Quang Noodles is Quang Noodles with Frog which you should not miss if you love to enjoy new great dishes on your trips. Ordering a portion of Quang Noodles with Frog, you will be served a flat bamboo basket which is covered with banana leaves and contains a medium-sized ceramic bowl of warm delicious broth and frog legs, Quang noodles, crushed toasted peanuts, herbs, vegetables, rice crackers with sesame (optional). Lime juice, fresh chili peppers, soy sauce, and chili sauce are often used as an added seasoning.

The broth is usually strongly flavored and only a small amount of it is served. Not similar to most of the Vietnamese noodle dishes of which the broths cover the noodles, the broth of Quang noodles is partially cover noodles and vegetables. The broth looks very attractive, it is in yellow color. They use lemongrass and turmeric to make the broth uniquely flavorful. The key ingredient of the food is rich frog meat which taste and texture are approximately between chicken and fish. The broth is made by simmering the pork bones, and frog in water, seasoned with fish sauce, black pepper, shallot, and garlic.

Vegetables and herbs include shredded banana blossoms, basil, cilantro, scallions or onion leaves, Vietnamese coriander, sliced banana flower, lettuce, common knotgrass, water mint, perilla, and heartleaf. And it would be a big miss if I do not introduce the noodles which are called Mì Quảng. The white or yellow noodles are flat and wide, tender, sticky and tough at the same time.

To eat, just put the noodles and herbs into the bowl of broth using chopsticks and eat. You can use a spoon to eat the yummy broth. You can break crispy rice crackers with sesame into small pieces, put them into the bowl or simply eat them with the others. You can dip the frog meat in soy sauce and chili sauce.

Frog legs which are rich in protein, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin A, and potassium, turmeric and lemongrass – two of the most highly prized spices, and herbs with powerful health benefits make Quang noodles with frog very healthy. Why not try a comfortable, healthy, delicious, and distinct Quang noodles with frog? You will be surprised and impressed, I promise.

Quang Style Noodle with Frog

Where to eat Quang Noodles with Frog in Danang?

• 10 Hà Bổng, Phước Mỹ, Sơn Trà, TP. Đà Nẵng
• 30 Lê Đình Dương, TP. Đà Nẵng
• 24 Pasteur, Hải Châu 1, Hải Châu, TP. Đà Nẵng
• 441 Ông Ích Khiêm, TP. Đà Nẵng
• 451 Ông Ích Khiêm, TP. Đà Nẵng
• 24 Lê Hồng Phong, TP. Đà Nẵng

 

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