Quang Noodles – first doctoral candidate of Da Thanh cuisine

Quang Nam has a famous folk song: “Ai đi cách trở sơn khê - Nhớ tô Mì Quảng, tình quê mặn nồng” ("Who goes to Sơn khê – can’t forget Quang noodle bold, love the countryside passionately"). To this day, not only the Quang’s local people, the above folk song is probably true for every tourist who once set foot in Danang and enjoyed Quang noodles, when they left away, they will remember with love the unique taste of the rustic Vietnamese food in this place.

Arriving in Da Nang - Hoi An must enjoy Quang noodles

Quang noodle is undoubtedly the top Vietnamese dishes when we talk about to Da Nang cuisine, which is the pride of all the children of Quang origin to introduce to friends all over the four sides of the country.

When did this rustic dish appear, probably no one knows, only one thing is sure that the taste of Quang noodles now is not only encapsulated in Da Nang - Quang Nam, but has spread all over the region, making many curious travelers come to just to enjoy it once. No doubt that Quang noodle is one of the most unusual excellence dish of Vietnamese cuisine and it is also one of the typical Asian food.

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Looking over, Quang noodles are like many other dishes among Vietnamese foods. The noodle is also made from rice flour, in a bowl of vegetables, meat, shrimp, peanuts and other familiar spices. But if anyone tasted it would quickly realize the difference. The greasy taste of meat and oil, rich of shrimp, the buttery taste of peanuts blend well with spices like garlic chili fish sauce, the specific spicy aftertaste, served with all kinds of raw vegetables, herbs, all of them create a very interesting and charismatic flavor.

The food presented in front of diners’ s eyes seems simple but strangely meticulous and sophisticated. Each bowl of Quang noodles contains both sunshine and wind and the heart of Quang people. Quang noodles is one of Vietnamese traditional dish that you have to taste at least once in your life.

Quang noodle dish’s reputation is well merited of Quang.

It is understood why, despite many years, through generations, Quang noodles are so popular and favourite in all regions. It was changed a little to suit the taste, but still satisfy the love with this dish.

For the Quang people, a dish is not only important in taste but also in the heart of the processor. The food is cherished and cared for in every stage. The material selection step is important but the way to combine and cook the ingredients must be invested in time more. Broth is considered the soul of Quang noodles and it is also the secret to cooking delicious Quang noodles.

To make chicken broth more attractive to diners, stir fry cashew nuts into a shiny golden water, gently combine with other ingredients, hard to stand against the mouthwatering dish. Then add pieces of chicken, pork or greasy shrimp, sprinkle roasted peanuts, pour the broth into a bowl to enjoy.

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To Quang land, if you are lucky, you will see with your own eyes each stage of processing this famous noodles to see all the care of the cooks and to fully understand the spiritual value that it brings. But if you do not have the opportunity to come and eat Quang noodle in a Vietnamese restaurant, then let's join thebestvietnamesefood.com to learn how to cook Quang noodles through the section of Central Cuisine to have opportunities to enjoy this amazing Vietnamese food.

Now, I will guide and share you the way to cook this delicious Quang noodles with the best Vietnamese recipe.

Preparing the ingredients

400 gram ready-made Quang noodles

200 gram of fresh shrimp

500 gram pig bone

4 chicken eggs

200 gram small roasted peanut

2 dry pancake (bánh đa)

2 shallots

2 garlic

Vegetables: Lettuce, herbs, basil, water spinach, banana flower, bean sprouts, lemon, chillies (depending on your family taste)

Spices: Salt, seasoning seeds, pepper, sugar, fish sauce, cooking oil, color oil ...

The necessary tools for cooking Quang Noodles

Cutting boards (You can buy cutting boards here)

Knife (You can buy knife here)

Big pot (You can order the pots here)

Bowl (You can order the bowls here)

Noodle making equipment (You can order all kinds of noodle making tools here)

How to make a delicious bowl of Quang noodles

Step 1: Skin, smash and chop well the garlics and shallows. Wash the pig bones, boiled water and blanch bones cleanly, then with the pork ribs, cut into pieces to eat, clean and blanch the dirt.

Next wash the peeled shrimp, remove the black thread on the back, rinse again.

Step 2: Marinate the pork ribs with a tablespoon of salt, 1 tablespoon seasoning seeds, 1 teaspoon pepper, 1 tablespoon minced garlic.

Marinated peeled shrimp with 1 tablespoon seasoning, 1 teaspoon pepper, 1 tablespoon minced garlic

Slice banana flower into slices, steep raw vegetables with diluted salt water for about 20 minutes then leave it to drain

Chicken eggs (or quail eggs): boil, peel and cut in half.

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Step 3: Put the pork bone in the stew pot with 1 liter of water to swimmer the broth. Then add 2 tablespoons of salt and 1 tablespoon of seasoning seeds, 1 tablespoon of sugar, 1 teaspoon of pepper. Add cashew oil to create bright water and color the dish.

Step 4: Heat 2 tablespoons of oil, fry the chopped garlic and shallow. Add the ribs into a pot and roast them in low heat, stir evenly with the cooking oil, add 1 tablespoon of fish sauce and stew until the ribs are medium well.

Step 5: Next, pour the ribs to the plate, fry the shrimp, stir well for the shrimp soaked in spices, until the smell of the shrimp rises, turn off the stove and pour out the plate.

Step 6: Bring water to a boil, blanch the noodle then put it in a bowl. When you eat, you can add some toppings (two ribs, two shrimps, two half-boiled chicken eggs add raw vegetables including sliced ​​banana flower, vegetables, bean sprouts, roasted peanuts), pour the broth into noodles bowl. Your delicious food  is ready to serve.

So, you have completed all the steps to making delicious Quang noodle recipes. Now just add an extra plate of raw vegetables, some sliced fresh chilis, fish sauce, lemon juice, dry pancake or other ingredients you want. When eating one piece of crispy dry pancake mixed with noodles, pork, eggs, vegetables. I swear that your dish will be extremely attractive.

Famous Quang noodles brands in Da Nang, Vietnam

Quang Noodles 1A: Hai Phong, Hai Chau, Da Nang

Quang Ba Vi Noodle: 166 Le Dinh Duong, Hai Chau, Da Nang

Quang Ba Noodle Buy: 19 Tran Binh Trong, Hai Chau, Da Nang

Reference sources: Vietnamese cookbooks

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