Saigon Street Food: Bot Chien (Pan-fried Rice Cake with Eggs)

Among the cravings in Saigon, there is bot dog at almost every street corner after sunset. In this refined dish, you must go to Cho Lon to discover the magic of this specialty of Saigon. Continue reading. 

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Bot-Chien Fried-Flour

What is Bot Chien?

It may seem that there is not much to kick. Fried rice cakes mixed with eggs and topped with green onions. Boom! You have finished. In the heart of Cho Lon, the name given to the Chinese quarter of Saigon, dog bot is the glorious product of a fusion between two cultures. An original recipe from Cho Lon, you will not find a plate of bot dog tastier than those ordered in the streets of Cho Lon.tripadvisor hanoi restaurants The restaurant we visited is famous for its jazz 10 restaurants near me Dog bot starts with a mixture of one or two eggs and fried rice flour cakes, previously marinated in a secret sauce. A handful of grated turnips are then added to the batch and topped with chopped green onions before being delivered to your table, where you can then garnish with grated young papayas. Now, come the secret 10 restaurants near me Both chili sauce and soy sauce are brewed on site from a secret family recipe and are significantly thicker than their counterparts in the industrial process. Unlike condiments bought in stores, these sauces have a thickness of butter. Return to another standout item in this specific recipe. These are not your ordinary rice cakes. For those who are familiar with sticky rice cakes,tripadvisor hanoi restaurants the surprise is daunting. Handmade rice cakes have a creamy texture, but are otherwise tasteless before being pickled and then fried. The result is something akin to potato, almost reminiscent of thick cut steak fries.

The Best Dog Bot in China Town - Bot Dog 190

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Bot Chien 190, at 190 Hai Thuong Lan Ong Street, District 5, has been in the same family for twenty-two years. This is a huge feat in Saigon given the increasingly tight control of the city over the number of street food vendors. Next to the stand is a side-by-street dimsum stand run by the same family. From 2 pm to 10 pm, the nephew of the original owner whips, batch after batch,tripadvisor hanoi restaurants a bot bot to eat on the site or take away.

Located at the corner of a street, which merges into a roundabout, guests can enjoy the delights of Saigon in the comfort of their red plastic stools. The sidewalk does not leave room for many tables, so if you're the type to enjoy eating in nature, try to avoid rush hour around 17 hours when all the tables are full.

top 10 restaurants near me I asked Thao if this was a well-known place for the masses in Saigon, but she said it was a hidden gem, known only to people who frequent this place regularly. Throughout her stay in Saigon, she has never seen magazines or news announcing this place. Even among the circles of blogs, this place has not been covered. But for those who know, it is without a doubt the best fried rice cake in the city.