Foreign Food Lover Raves about Vietnamese-style Fried Chicken

A travel blogger from abroad recently lauded the delectable taste of Vietnamese-style deep-fried chicken and the unique culinary technique employed in its preparation.

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In recent years, Vietnamese cuisine has gained immense popularity among foreign tourists. Not only are famous dishes like Banh Mi or Pho well-known, but many travelers from different countries are also intrigued by local dishes that they have never experienced before.

Recently, a foreign foodie shared her delightful experience with a dish called “Com Ga Xoi Mo” (Vietnamese fried chicken with rice). She proclaimed, “This is the best fried chicken I have ever tasted, and it’s only in Vietnam.” The attached video clip showcases the process of oil being poured to cook the chicken at a restaurant in Ho Chi Minh City.

Foreign Foodie Praises Vietnamese-Styled Deep Fried Chicken
The female blogger complimented the chicken for being tender and crispy, like a snack. Photo: @sammiele13

This video quickly caught the attention of numerous netizens. Viewers are curious about the final presentation of this luxurious dish, so the blogger shared more pictures for them to enjoy. She stated, “Many people asked to see the finished dish, so here it is! The skin is incredibly crispy, like a snack, and the meat is still succulent.”

When a netizen inquired about the restaurant where she enjoyed the fried chicken rice, she confirmed that it was a small eatery called “Com Ga Su Su,” a famous spot in Ho Chi Minh City renowned for their luscious fat-fried chicken rice.

Foreign Foodie Praises Vietnamese-Styled Deep Fried Chicken
The restaurant employs a system of machines that continuously pour fat from the top to cook the chicken pieces. Photo: @sammiele13

Vietnamese chicken rice is a beloved Vietnamese delicacy. It consists of succulent poached chicken served over fragrant jasmine rice, creating an exquisite combination of flavors and aromas. Across the country, there are various versions of chicken rice waiting for food enthusiasts to savor.

Foreign Foodie Praises Vietnamese-Styled Deep Fried Chicken
The delectable dishes at Com Ga Su Su restaurant. Photo: @sammiele13

This fried chicken rice restaurant has been operating for over 20 years and is well-known for its unique cooking technique, resulting in perfect dishes. The restaurant utilizes a system of machines that continuously pour fat from the top to cook the chicken pieces. This method ensures that the fried chicken is incredibly delicious, with a thin and crispy skin while the meat remains tender and moist.

Foreign Foodie Praises Vietnamese-Styled Deep Fried Chicken
The rice is cooked with fat, resulting in a delightful flavor. Photo: @sammiele13

In addition to the delicious fried chicken, the restaurant boasts a highly advanced rice stirring system that requires no human effort. A serving of fried chicken rice includes a chicken piece, a generous portion of rice, accompanied by cucumbers, tomatoes, Vietnamese coriander, and a special dipping sauce prepared using the restaurant’s secret recipe. The restaurant also offers seaweed soup as a side dish.

Charlotte Pho