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Nem Lui Hue – Hue lemongrass skewers

Nem lui Hue is Hue lemongrass skewers with grilled pork sausage or meatball. And a popular Vietnamese food in Central of Vietnam. Sometimes served as snack from afternoon till night, or as a main course. Nem lui is a specialty of Hue so you can find and try it easy in Hue. It can be called grilled pork skewer, Hue grilled pork as it also can stick on bamboo skewer

Nem lui Hue skewers pork-Hue street food

Nem lui-Hue lemongrass skewers is grilled meatballs on lemongrass skewer, sometimes bamboo stick. This Hue specialty food is made of ground pork with between a third and a half pork fat. The meat is typically marinating with chopped sharllot, fish sauce, MSG, pork stock and black pepper, salt. Then grill it on charcoal till brown side

And Nem lui Hue – Hue lemongrass skewers is dipped in Nước lèo”peanut dipping sauce”. Nước lèo “peanut sauce” is make with pork liver or can use pork meat, peanut butter and Hue fermented soya bean, pound roasted peanut and sesame

Hue local food- Nem lui

Nem lui Hue is a common filler in rice paper with green vegetable such as lettuce, cucumber, green mango, star fruit, pickled carrot and green papaya, fig, mint. And the salad is also depend on the season and region available so sometime not have to be all the same

Beside, you can eat Nem lui Hue with dipping sauce with fish sauce, sugar, chopped garlic and chili, lemonjuice or vinegar. But that will not has full flavor and not show Hue special style without peanut sauce

Hue peanut dipping sauce

So if you ever come to Hue, Central of Vietnam you should try this once. And you can learn how to make Nem Lui Hue at Hue Cooking Class to cook at home by yourself

Where to eat best Nem lui in Hue Vietnam ?

1- Hanh restaurant at 11 Pho Duc Chinh street

2-Hong Mai restaurant at 78  Dinh Tien Hoang street

3-Tai Phu restaurant at 2 Dien Bien Phu street

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