Com Chay (Scorched Rice)

Com chay (scorched rice), a rustic specialty but very tasty and crispy dish, is regarded as one of the proud symbols of Ninh Binh culinary art.

 

Com-chay-scorched-rice-Ninh-Binh-Vietnam-2

 

Com Chay (scorched rice) is not burned rice at the bottom of the pot. Rice, pork, fried beef, and vegetables including onion, dry mushrooms, and tomatoes are all used to make Com Chay. Rice is arranged in thin, round forms after it has been thoroughly cooked and allowed to cool and dry. Then, in a heated skillet, slices of steamed rice are cooked till golden and crisp.

Mushrooms, tomato, beef, pig's heart or kidney, carrot, and seasonings including pepper, red chili, fish sauce, onion, and salt are served alongside the main ingredient, steaming rice.

 

Com-chay-scorched-rice-Ninh-Binh-Vietnam-3

 

When clients request Com Chay, the dry rice shapes are fried till crisp, aromatic, and sizzling in sesame oil. Meanwhile, marinated pork heart, kidneys, or tender beef are stir-fried with veggies and then poured into the Com Chay. That's all there is to it, but it will leave an indelible taste in your mouth.

Goat meat and Kim Son wine are the perfect accompaniments to this dish. The crispness of yellow scorched rice, the fatty taste of beef, and the freshness of vegetables in each bowl of Com Chay awaken the taste buds of diners.

Leading Com Chay (Scorched Rice) Brands in Ninh Binh:

Com Chay Hoa Lu – 03 Vo Thi Sau Road, Dong Thanh Ward
Com Chay Khai Hoa – 465 Trang Hung Dao Street, Ninh Khanh Ward
Com Chay Truong An – Dinh Village, Ninh An Commune, Hoa Lu District
Com Chay Co Do – Hoi Tien Village, Quynh Luu Commune, Nho Quan District
Com Chay Dai Long – Minh Long Village, Xich Tho Commune, Nho Quan District

See more

  • Nem Chua (Fermented Pork) Yen Mac

    Most variations of Nem Chua (fermented pork rolls) can be identified by their name, which is usually named after the region from whence it originated, such as nem chua Thanh...

  • Quang noodle (Mi Quang) of Hoi An

    Quang noodle (Mi Quang) is one of Hoi An's most well-known dishes. Rice, veggies, and meat are among the ingredients in this dish, but the method of preparation and how...

  • Salt Coffee – Strange Unique Drink of Hue

    Saigon likes iced milk coffee, Hanoi is famous for its fragrant egg coffee. The Hue Imperial City is remembered for its unique Hue salted coffee that can not be found...

  • Hu tieu Nam Vang of Saigon

    Hu Tieu Nam Vang, Vietnamese rice noodle seafood and pork is one of the very famous street food dishes in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) in particular and the southern Vietnam in...

  • Popular snack "Bo Bia" in Saigon

    Bo bia (Bò bía) is one of good street snacks in Ho Chi Minh City. However, the average travelling street muncher tends to overlook. Perhaps, it is due to its...

  • Hue Vegetarian Dishes

    Hue vegetarian food and vegetarian dishes are cooked in the Mahayana Buddhism style. Some are prepared in a regal manner and are regarded as the vegetarian equivalents of...

  • Nhech fish (Pisodonophis boro) salad

    Nhech fish ( Pisodonophis boro ) salad in the Kim Son Sea area of Ninh Binh is a rustic dish but extremely unique. The taste is unmatched, making diners extremely...

  • Braised beef in Ho Chi Minh City

    Braised beef (bo kho) is one of well-known dishes in numerous of special food in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). Enjoying a modest bowl of bo kho makes you understand more about...

  • Lotus Seed Sweet Soup of Hue

    Hue lotus seed sweet soup wrapped in longan is well-known not only in Hue, but also around Vietnam . The scent of lotus seeds and the gentle sweetness of longan may...

  • Banh Canh of Da Nang

    Bánh canh, with its clear, sumptuous pork stock and a wonderful mix of textures, is one of the purest, simplest Vietnamese soups. A bowl of Banh Canh with chewy...

Booking with confidence

1
Best Value
Customer's satisfaction is the biggest goal and inspiration in our career. We always try our best to deliver as much pleasure as possible to every tourist...
2
Best Price Guarantee
At Viet Leading Travel™, We are confident to ensure the best and cannot-be-better price for you. Please take a look at our Best Price Guarantee policy
3
Best Local Support
We are local people, We are always here to support you 24/7 - ready to listen and arrange everything as your desire. Surely, you will feel satisfactory!
4
Certificate of Excellence 2015
We are proud to be 2015 winner and awarded the Certificate of Excellence 2015 by Tripadvisor

Join to get special offers & great promotions

Enter your email to quickly get Great Promotion Code, Special offers, Hot deals, and Huge discounts. Don't miss out!
“Great service from start to finish”
" With initial contact to help touring remote aspects in Northern Vietnam, Viet Leading Travel is the most professional, skilled and personable. The driver has been very experienced together..."
Susan , Australia
“Viet Leading Travel is the very best!”
" Viet Leading Travel is the most effective travel company we now have ever used within a lifetime of holiday. From the start we knew people were in skilled hands. The staff caused us regularly to..."
BobAbroad , Austria
“Fun In Vietnam, WOW!”
" The guides were the highlight in the trip, and this is saying something! This trip has been so well thought and perfectly adjusted to accommodate our holiday together with group. It was some sort..."
David , Armenia