Might not be the oldest dish of Hanoi as it has only been around for over a hundred years, but “Chả Cá Lã Vọng” or “Chả Cá Hà Nội” is definitely the unique among the best known dishes of the capital city.
Marinate the fish that has been prepared with finely chopped lesser galangal tubers, lemongrass and shallot juice and pork fat which has been used to stir-fry turmeric Let the fish sit in two hours (Photo: Dau Dau/Vietnam+)
Let the grilled fish cool off for firmer texture (Photo: Dau Dau/Vietnam+)
It took a while to catch on, but after two years of perseverance one dumpling vendor finally brought a taste of the central region to Vietnam’s capital city.
Fishin’ for something to fill your stomach? Vietnamese grilled fish may be right up your river! With a side of shrimp paste and rice noodles, this meal makes even February feel like summer.