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Top 6 Best Street Food in Phuket [Must-Try 2024]

January 02, 2024 - 1258 views

If you are a food lover, especially street food, go to Phuket - Thailand to enjoy extremely attractive dishes. Top 6 best Phuket street food below will not let you down.

Phuket Street Food

Phuket is one of the places with the most diverse cuisine in Thailand. It's not just going to expensive restaurants that we can enjoy delicious food. So if you plan to go to here, please take advantage of the time to enjoy all 6 famous Phuket street foods.

1. Moo ping and khao niao

Moo ping (grilled meat skewers) and khao niao (sticky rice) are a classic combination, you will find them not only across the streets of Phuket but throughout this beautiful Thailand. Each store has its own recipe, but the method is the same.

Pork is marinated with fish sauce, jaggery, garlic, and coconut milk. It is then grilled on a griddle, the meat tastes good, slightly sweet, along with an extremely attractive aroma. People sell grilled meat and sticky rice all day until late at night. Thai people often eat them at breakfast because it is fast and delicious.

Moo Ping and KHao Niao Phuket

Moo Ping and KHao Niao Phuket

2. Thai Pancakes

Once you enjoy the taste of this sweet, crispy sliced ​​bread, you'll definitely want to eat more. Thai pancakes rolled in butter, white sugar, and sweetened condensed milk, this is a perfect snack. You can order different types of pancakes like egg pancakes, bananas, strawberry jam, or chocolate sauce. The cake tastes best when you eat it hot. 

Thai pancakes

Thai pancakes


3. Meatballs / Sausages

It's great to enjoy street style meatballs and sausages in Thailand. You can have grilled, fried, or steamed, depending on the goods you come to eat. This dish is delicious but also very cheap. Popular choices are beef meatballs, fish balls, chicken balls, chicken sausages, and pork sausages.

Meat balls/ sausages

Meat balls/ sausages


4. Ice Cream Sandwich

Ice cream sandwiches are a must-try when you come here. The strange taste of the dish will make you excited. It's hard to imagine how the ice cream in a sandwich will taste. If you try once, you will be very surprised. It tastes good and is very refreshing.

Ice cream sandwiches have been in Phuket for decades and are one of the most popular dishes sold year-round, rain or shine. The recipe for this dish is also very simple. First, you slice the bread, then you choose the cream you like (coconut cream or itim kati) and put it inside. You can add bananas, sweet taro, sweet corn, glutinous rice, raisins, peanuts, jackfruit ... to help the cream from melting too quickly and increase the appeal. Don't miss out on this strange and unique ice cream sandwich.

Ice cream sandwich

Ice cream sandwich


5. Dimsum and Salapao dumplings

Thai people love to eat Dimsum and Salapao dumplings (steamed dumplings), of Chinese origin, but the taste is not the same as that of dumplings you eat in Hong Kong or China.

Thai Dimsum is a dish you should try at least once if you have the opportunity to come here. It usually consists of 5-10 different types of kernels depending on the seller. Popular with pork and salted eggs. In addition, there can be fish tofu, shrimp dumplings, pork sausages ...

Steamed buns come in two types: sai wan (sweet dumplings) and wrong ice cream (salty dumplings), commonly filled with pork and salted eggs stuffed inside. To order, you just need to point to the type of food you want to buy, it's simple, right?

Dimsum and Salapao dumplings

Dimsum and Salapao dumplings

6. Satay

Coming to Phuket and ignoring Satay is a regret. This dish is one of the extremely popular skewers. For Vietnamese meat is used to make skewers. The Thai people can replace it with seafood such as squid, shrimp, ... This difference makes a delicious dish in Phuket to visitors. The attraction of Satay Phuket lies in the very special sauce. Ingredients of the dipping sauce include peanut butter, lemon juice, sesame oil, coconut milk, scallions, coriander, and pepper.

Satay Phuket

Satay Phuket


You have just review 6 best street food dishes in Phuket, do you want to try it? Let's join our Phuket street food tour which bring you the real Thailand taste with amazing street food stall. 

Jenny Tran

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