Two branches of Mekong Delta have brought An Giang rich and abundant source of fish among which "climbing" fish are the most delicious ones with toned flesh and tasty crunch. "Climbing" fish are most available in August and September.
Grilled "climbing" fish in An Giang
Locals have many way of cooking “climbing” fish; however, grilled “climbing” fish is the most delicious. “Climbing” fish after processed and soaked in salty water will be seasoned with garlic, chili, pepper and seasonings and grilled on embers. When grilling, people often spread cooking oil, salt and chili many times until fish skin turn into brown. Grilled “climbing” fish has famous aromatic, eaten with rice noodles or ricepaper and some kinds of vegetables of spinach, cucumber, green banana, and starfruit, dotted in special sauce. Once savor, you will never forget its flavor.