Ran Nam O or Nam O Reef is a series of reefs located about 2 km southeast of Nam O village. Nam O is also known as a small fishing village, located next to the mouth of the Cu De River, at the foot of Hai Van Pass.
Therefore, there is a source of fresh and abundant seafood all year round. And the fish salad is the most attractive and famous dish here.
The main ingredient of this dish is herring, prepared by the recipe of the local people. Nam O fish salad has 2 types of dried fish salad and wet fish salad, although the same ingredient, but the way to prepare these two types of fish salad is quite different.
For the dried fish salad, after finishing processing and waiting for the fish to drain, it will be mixed with hearing, roasted sesame, roasted peanuts, grilled rice paper, and many other typical spices.
As for the wet fish salad, then after being cleaned, herring will bring marinated with ginger, galangal, garlic, and chili minced and soaked in broth mixed with fish sauce. Fish salad will be served with a variety of raw vegetables, all kinds: perilla leaves, cucumbers,… In addition to the main ingredient of fish, dipping sauce and rice paper is an indispensable part of Nam O fish salad in Da Nang. Sauce for Nam O fish salad is made according to its very own and special recipe.
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