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7 Famous Phuket Food to Eat Before You Leavet to Tantalise Your Taste Buds!

Have you always considered Phuket just as a perfect beach destination? Did you know there is whole other side to it, involving food? Here are some of the popular food items of Phuket, that you have to taste!


Mee Hokkien noodle

This is not a complex dish and it is very straightforward in its preparation. The stir-fried noodle dish incorporates juicy prawns and is an absolute favourite among seafood lovers. The noodles are thick and yellow and are cooked to perfection, with some squids, pork, beansprouts and egg. The lime juice squeezed on top at the end just brings all the flavours together! Try these dishes in some of the best restaurants in Phuket for a good dining experience. You check out properties like Dee Plee, for instance.


Massaman Curry

Asian cuisine has delicious and flavoursome curries and the Massaman Curry is no exception to that. This is one of the favourite curries among the locals and tourists alike. The flavour is too good to be true, and the sweetness of the coconut milk, sour taste of the lime juice, and the aromatic smell of the basil and lime leaves, all make this curry one of the best in Phuket.


Dim Sum

You can taste a good platter of Dim Sum in Phuket, this delicious bite-sized portions of appetisers are not just available in China. The craze for Dim sums is widespread here too. The fillings of dim sum here vary from pork, green beans, prawn and shrimp!


Tom Yam Goong

This dish is a blend of sour soup with some spicy prawns and is another popular food item on the menu, here in Phuket. The soup is made out of red chillies, coconut milk, herbs, mushroom and some tasteful spices. You will fall in love with this dish instantly!


Kanom Jeen Phuket

This dish is another popular soup in Phuket that is made out of mushrooms, chicken, tomatoes, lemongrass and Galangal. As you might have already guessed, a good amount of coconut milk is also added, bringing in all sorts of delicious flavours together! You cannot deny your taste buds a taste of the famous Kanom Jeen Phuket!


Khao Man Gai

Who doesn't love an aromatic chicken rice dish? As simple as this dish sounds, the flavours are out of the world! This is a favourite comfort food in these parts. And the taste is somewhat unique, compared to all the hundreds of chicken rice recipes out there. The cooked chicken and freshly steamed jasmine rice make up for a simple dish that you'll remember for quite some time!


Por Pia

How about some go-to snacks when in Phuket? Well, then the Por Pia will be the dish you need to taste. What is it? Well, it's basically spring rolls, but there's nothing basic about it. The fillings of vegetables, prawns, meat and rice noodles are absolutely delicious. The crispy pastry it's wrapped in also seals the deal! So when in Phuket grab some of these deep-fried spring rolls to munch on!