Thailand is not only known for its exotic beauty and friendly people but also, for being the home of some of the world’s best dishes. If you are planning on visiting Thailand, or know of a Thai restaurant nearby, here are Thailand’s tastiest foods that you ought to try:
5Khao Man Gai
In layman’s language, this is nothing but another serving of rice and chicken. But in Thailand, Khao Man Gai consists of boiled chicken and rice, with the rice being boiled with the water used in boiling the chicken. It’s usually served with both sweet and spicy sauces and makes a perfect midday snack.
In simpler terms, Kuay Tiew refers to noodle soup. What makes it so unique is that different ingredients can be used during its preparation thus enabling you a chance to sample it in over 10 different ways. It consists of a noodle serving with an amount of seafood, beef, pork, duck and chicken.
3Gai Med Ma Moung
If you consider yourself a lover of chicken, then, you are certainly going to fall love in with Gai Med Ma Mound, or chicken cashew nuts. The dish is prepared using chicken meat, roasted cashew nuts, honey, sweet soy sauce, garlic and chilies. By now you already know how great nuts taste in cake and chocolate, but wait till you try them on chicken!
From a distance, you will think that Kao Phad cum fried rice is yet another heap of rice. But that’s not it. Other than rice, the dish is prepared with a load of other ingredients, such as chicken and shrimp, eggs, garlic, tomatoes, cilantro and onions. If you like it spicy, you can go ahead and add some chilli sauce.
1Tom Yam Goong
This highly spicy and aromatic soup makes the perfect start to a meal, or, can be paired with other dishes, such as rice, to act as a main dish. In its preparation, fragrant herbs like galangal, lime leaves, shallots and lemongrass are used to help give the soup an exceptional smell. Fish sauce and chilies are also added.