If you have a chance to visit Ninh Binh and experience the eel vermicelli, you will realize that the most delicious ell vermicelli is that of Mrs. Phan, whose family has a long-standing tradition of producing this dish.
Eels are washed carefully with vinegar, removed the inside, mixed with spices like red chili, onion pepper, “nuoc mam” and then fried in hot oil until fragrant and yellow. Banana flower is cut into thin threads and soaked in salt water for 5-7 minutes and then fried with mashed onion. Eel vermicelli noodles is often eaten with ginger, “la lot” and sourness of lemon juice converge on the eel vermicelli bowl that make a try worth a thousand words.
Besides, there are also many other spices and additives like fish sauce, salted shrimp sauce, lemon, pepper, chilly and other fine herbs to be served with eel vermicelli . The flavor of the banana flowers combined with lots of fine herbs and additives will surely attract any diner.