Seafood in Cat Ba Island is very abundant and fresh, especially snout is successfully grown on the island. There are many famous dishes made from seafood such as lobster, snapper, grouper, cobia, sea snakes, king-crab and many dishes such as: jellyfish mannequin, grilled Geoduck… It would be a memorable experience when sitting on a boat sipping wine.
1. Seven dishes from Sam in Cat Ba
2. Cat Ba Geoduck
Geoduck is mollusca living in the marine environment. Geoduck is rare seafood with the high nutritional value and special taste. Besides, Geoduck is good for men. Geoduck is less familiar as clams, oysters, snails… but if someone has one chance to enjoy it, they will not forget the special taste of this seafood.
There have many dishes which are cooked from Geoduck such as: baking, salad roll, porridge… Firstly, soaking into water from 2 to 3 minutes in a hot water, then, washing the outer shell.
3. Cat Ba Song fish
4. Sea Snake in Cat Ba
Sea snakes have small body, 1-2 meters length, flattenedbehind as oars, venomous teeth located in the upper jaw. According to popular experience, sea snakes have higher value usages in food and medicine.
Sea snakes are called “hai xa nhuc” that is salty, fishy odor which has effective on anti-inflammatory, rheumatoid arthritis, spinal degeneration and pain, acute sciatica. In addition, snake gall has analgesic, sedative.
5. Cat Ba Snapper and Fish Roll
6. Cat Ba Rice vermicelli eith shrimp
The main material to make the appeal of this dish is the fresh shrimp taken up from Hai Phong. After that, they are peeled and stir-fry with onions.
7. Cat Ba Lobster
Lobster is available in many places but if you go to Cat Ba to enjoy it, you will have an unforgettable impression.
Lobsters have a variety of different weight, depending on the number of customers that the restaurant can serve. Lobsters can be processed into many dishes such as steamed lobster, fried lobster with salt, lobster salad, etc.
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