TET - Unique fermented horse dish of Luc Ngan

Thứ Bảy, 21/01/2023, 21:42

PSNews - Luc Ngan (Bac Giang) is not only famous with lychee but also fermmented horse dish. If you have chance to visit this place, why don't you try this unique dish? Let's see how it's made.

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Nem ngua (fermented horse) is not very popular in Vietnam but it's a traditional dish in Luc Ngan in the northern province of Bac Giang.
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It's made with a combination of horse, horse skin, soy beans, fig leaves, long-grain rice, and glutinous rice.
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It's recommended to use fresh horse rump or loin that's cut, steamed, then filleted as lean, skin, and fat, which are all cut into strips.
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Later on, it's mixed with thinh, a roasted and ground combination of two types of rice and soybeans.
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The mixture is wrapped in fig leaves and banana leaves before it's tied into square-shaped packs or into small golf ball-sized rounds
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Served as a snack, the dish is usually served with a chili-based dipping sauce on the side, and it's often paired with alcoholic beverages such as beer and rice wine.
By Kim Ngoc