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Phuket Food Guide - Explore the divine tastes in Phuket

Most people visit Phuket for the stunning sandy beaches, the turquoise blue waters and the warm summer breeze and the cuisine in Phuket is something you come across after you get there.


Tom Yam Goong

Tom Yam Goong is a thick broth with fried prawns and is delightfully spicy. The soup generally includes rice or noodles to make it whole. There are different variations of the soup which you can select from which varies from chicken, egg, pork ribs and seafood


Mee Hokkien Noodle

This is a simple Stir-Fried noodle dish. You can come across Mee Hokkien Noodles at a lot of street food stalls. Most people are used to eating this on a daily basis so they are used to getting it to take away from vendors by the sides of the roads. The dish includes prawns, pork, chicken, fish, seafood, squid, egg, sprouts and a few other vegetables. Depending on how you want it you can request the level of spiciness and they will make it according to your liking.


Massaman Curry

Massaman curry is a popular Thai curry and those in Phuket love it just as much. This curry is an absolute favourite of those who love the taste of curry. This dish can be indulged with rice and a variety of other curries or be made with noodles in the dish to make it wholesome. Some people prefer having it with bread or types roti.


Dim Sum

Dim Sum will always taste different from each vendor to the other. Dim Sum you will come across in Phuket will have a special flavour as they always have a unique flavour and taste. Dee Plee Restaurant is known to be one of the best restaurants you can find mouth-watering Dim Sum in Phuket!


Gaeng Keaw Wan Gai

Gaeng Keaw Wan Gai is a unique Thai curry but it is done in a particular way in Phuket which gives the dish a distinctive taste. Most of the best restaurants in Phuket offer Gaeng Keaw Wan Gai on their menu. One of the main ingredients in the dish is eggplant.


Kanom Jeen Phuket

Kanom Jeen is another popular soup that is commonly made in a lot of households in Phuket. The secret ingredients to the dish are coconut milk and lemongrass. The dish is full of flavour but not that spicy and has more of a sweet taste.


Khao Man Gai

Khao Man Gai is a bowl of delightful chicken rice that is unlike any of the other chicken rice dishes you would have tasted in South East Asia. The distinctive flavour of the rice is acquired by some of the ingredients that are used which contains garlic, soy sauce, ginger and chilli. The rice is cooked with the broth that was used to make the chicken instead of normal water so that there is added flavour to the rice.


Por Pia

Por Pia is similar to spring rolls but the taste and the fillings are completely different from what you would expect in a common spring roll. There are many different kinds of spring rolls that are available in Phuket and some of them include, vegetables, tofu, chicken, egg and seafood. This is one item of food that can be found in sit-down restaurants and street food vendors.