Vietnam is an agriculture country, and rice plant is a vital plant. So rice has become a familiar food for every family in Vietnam. Vietnamese have to consume rice every day, it is a popular food for everyone. However, how the chicken rice food of small town which named Hoi An become famous? It is the reason why we have to check it out, and update Hoi An chicken rice dish in your own food map – Britannia guide
Where is Hoi An chicken rice?
Hoi An is an old and ancient town in Quang Nam province, it is located 30 km from the south of Danang city. In the past, it was a busy sea trade center in 16th and 17th centuries. Nowadays, it was not a trade center, however, it became a beautiful and popular tourism destination in Vietnam. Despite the changes in city’s infrastructure outside, Hoi An has remain the loyalty with the ancient architects styles. Additionally, the traditional cuisines here still remain as 300 years ago. People come here not only due to the serenity, antiquity of Hoi An, but also they will have a chance to taste the special cuisines here and the chicken rice food is the most favorite one that you have to consider. There are many places where you can find the delicious chicken rice dish, such as:
- Mrs. Buoi chicken rice (22 Phan Chu Trinh, Hoi An city)
- Mrs. Ho chicken rice (16 Phan Chu Trinh, Hoi An city)
- Mrs. Xi chicken rice (47/2 Tran Hung Dao, Hoi An city)
- Mrs. Nga chicken rice (8 Phan Chu Trinh, Hoi An city)
- Mrs. Lam chicken rice (51 alley Phan Chu Trinh, Hoi An city)
Why people would like to taste Hoi An chicken rice? What make it so different?
Chicken rice: it seems to be a very simple dish, though, it was the background of the Hoi An’s traditional cuisine. A plate of chicken rice contains rice, chicken meat, green herb and a bowl of chicken’s soup. The price is not expensive for everyone, just around 25 000 VND (around 1.2 usd each plate), that can make your stomach full, you will be supplied enough energy to work all day.
Let’s talk about how to make a plate of Hoi An chicken rice in a right manner? Firstly, you have to choose the suitable rice, it is not sticky, when you are cooking rice, you have to use the chicken broth, to make the color of the rice become yellow, and having the flavor of chicken. In some restaurant, they also can add some herb to make the dish more attraction such as: green pineapple leaf. Secondly, the restaurants often use the wild chicken meat of Quang Nam province, it is different to the normal chicken meat in supermarket, this chicken meat has lower calories, fat and lean.
Now, it is hard to describe all the aspect of this dish, so why you do not go to Hoi An city and taste one of the best ever chicken rice in Vietnam. I can give you some direction, at foremost, it is better for you to book a flight to Danang city, the flight ticket is not expensive now, you can visit https://justfly.vn/ve-may-bay/ to compare the airlines’ ticket and choose the best one. After that, take a bus or taxi from Danang city center to Hoi An, it takes only half an hour to travel from Danang city center to Hoi An city. I suggest you can spend one to two nights here. Now, let’s have dinner at one of the above address. Tip: remember to take some photos of this chicken rice, because your friends will ask you where they can find to eat the good chicken rice in Hoi An city. Good luck and have a nice trip!