4 weird specialties not to be ignored in Thailand

Dancing live shrimp salad, fermented oysters, raw beef stifled with buttery blood sauce are some of Thai dishes that challenge the courage of travellers. Do you dare to try those weird foods once like a local does?

1.     Goong Ten:

The name of this dish means “dancing shrimp” in Thai language. True to its name, the main ingredients of Goong Ten including live shrimps, various sorts of leaves and chili. Enjoying Goong Ten in Thailand is a fun experience as you will feel little shrimp dancing in your mouth while eating this dish. Travellers who have had a chance to try the dish all agree that Goong Ten is pretty delicious and interesting, a specialty not to be missed when travel in Bangkok. Indochina Tours Thailand

You will feel little shrimp dancing in your mouth while eating Goong Ten
You will feel little shrimp dancing in your mouth while eating Goong Ten

2.      Larb Leuat Neua

Larb Leuat Neua has long been considered as one of the most favorite beer accompanying snack of local people in Thailand. This dish consists of thin sliced beef mixed with a sprinkling of mint leaves and then poured some fresh beef blood on the top. Tours in Thailand

Larb Leuat Neua – a favorite beer accompanying snack of Thai people
Larb Leuat Neua – a favorite beer accompanying snack of Thai people

3.     Som Tam Hoy Dong

This weird specialty is a dish that not everybody dares to try. Som Tam Dong is made from salad and leavened oysters. In the final step, the cook the pours a unique sauce which is as red as blood

Som Tam Dong is made from leavened oysters
Som Tam Dong is made from leavened oysters

4.     Larb Mote Daeng

Fire ants and their eggs are precious raw material that popularly used in many dishes of Thai cuisine. Those who do not know how this dish is made will find it really tasty. The sour taste of fire ants (as their main food are the leaves of mango) and the fleshy of their eggs combine together create a long lasting impression.

Fire ants and their eggs are main ingredients of Larb Mote Daeng
Fire ants and their eggs are main ingredients of Larb Mote Daeng

If you have a chance to visit Thailand – the land of unique cuisine and strange specialties, do not miss this opportunity to enjoy those dishes. It might be a little bit scary at first but will be absolutely a memorable experience in this country.

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