Chạo tôm

Chạo tôm is a traditional Vietnamese dish that comes from the Huế region of Central Vietnam. It consists of shrimp surimi grilled on a sugar cane stick. It is often presented as a dish during large banquets prepared for weddings, holidays, or similar special events.

Chạo tôm
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Chạo tôm with bún (rice vermicelli), mung beans, shredded carrot and lettuce, mint, and crushed peanuts
Place of originVietnam
Region or stateHuế region of Central Vietnam
Main ingredientsBún (rice vermicelli), mung beans, shredded carrot and lettuce, mint, and crushed peanuts

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  • Claiborne, Craig (December 5, 1974), "The Special Delights of Vietnamese Cooking: Fats Used Minimally", New York Times.
  • Raichlen, Stephen (August 2, 2000), "Turning Grilled Flavors Inside Out", New York Times, archived from the original on May 27, 2008 .