Sapa is a mountain town with a lot of ethnic people living, therefore, the local foods there are very unique. If you ever had a chance to go to Sapa, after exploring the beautiful mountain town, don’t forget to try out these delicous local foods.
These colorful skewers with their irresistable smell are the first thing to remember about Sapa. It seems like every ingredients can be threaded onto skewers to grill, from vegetables, corn, potatoes to egg, meat, fish or bird…
The grilled skewers in Sapa have a special taste, completely different comparing to the others because they are marinated and grilled with wild vegetables and condiments that only ethnic people own. Come to Ham Rong street if you want to try these delicous skewers.
Sapa salmon is not only delicous but also has high nutritional value, it is the specialty of Sapa that you cannot miss. Sapa salmon’s quality is said to be as good as imported salmon, it can be served as different types such as : salad, hot pot, porridge, grilled salmon, steamed salmon eggs.
Pigs Steal Armpits
Sapa is also famous for its pigs steal armpit, especially the roasted meat served with dipping sauce made with ‘nhoi’ leaf, ‘doi’ seed, salt and green chilli. Enjot the pigs steal armopit with some ethnic alcohol will make you fall in love with it at once.
Chayote and Chayote Leaves
Stir-fried chayote leaves with garlics and boiled chayote with carrot are also 2 dishes that attract many tourists.
Sapa Black Chicken
Black chickens are a specialty of H’mong people, they have black skin, black meat and black bones. Tourists’ trip to Sapa can’t be complete without trying black chicken.