Phu Quoc Island doesn’t have beaches and jungle only but also Bun Quay, or stirred noodles that you must get your chops around a bowl of this, and you should know that its name is not figurative.
This food is not original in Phu Quoc but was brought here in 1955. Bun quay was from the central region where they are only served with ground shrimp.
Fish, squid and other ingredients which were added when this noodle arrived the island took the taste of bun quay to a whole new level.
For this dish, everyone has their hands full: the cook has to stir the soup while you have to stir the sauce.
A bowl of sauce from fish sauce, sugar, chili and kumquat must be made by your own hand before moving to next step to order your noodles and wait for the cooks do their magic.
Noodles are made on site from rice flour. A paste made from ground shrimp, fish and squid was put inside the bowl with onions and herbs on top. Then pouring the boiling water that is used to make the noodles with all over and starts stirring before adding noodles.
Thanks for the fresh see foods, bun quay have a natural sweet taste that hard to forget one you tried.