Category: Street Foods

Must-Try Street Foods When in Bangkok

Bangkok is known for many things and one of them will be its famous street food scene. There are a lot of places in the city where you can find delicious and cheap traditional dishes that delight locals and tourists alike. A trip to the city would be incomplete without sampling some of the delectable treats its streets have to offer. Here are some of must-try street foods you should have when in the area.

Gai/Moo Bing
Moo Bing
What is it: Grilled chicken or pork skewers, the meat is deliciously marinated and barbecued, you can dip the meat in the sauce with dried chili that is usually served with your order of gai/moo bing.

Hoy tod
What is it: Oyster omelette, similar to a pancake, crispy and crunchy; ingredients include chili, coriander, eggs, green onions, oysters, and a mixture with starch

Khao Mun Gai
Khao Mun Gai
What is it: Steamed chicken on rice, similar to Hainanese chicken

Khao Niew Ma Muang
Khao Niew Ma Muang
What is it: Also known as Mango Sticky Rice; dessert prepared using ingredients that include fresh ripe mangoes, coconut syrup, sticky rice, and sesame seeds

Khao Pad
Khao Pad
What is it: Fried rice; made with Jasmine rice and mixed with chicken, crab, or shrimp; egg, garlic, and onions among others

Pad krapao moo
Pad krapao moo
What is it: Stir-fried pork with basil, pork can be replaced with chicken or squid; ingredients include ground meat, oyster sauce, and soy sauce with a small amount of sugar

Pad Thai Kung
Pad Thai Kung
What is it: Stir-fried noodles with shrimp; flavorings include dried shrimp, red chili pepper, and more

Pla Pao
Pla Pao
What is it: Fish barbecued in salt, served with a lime juice-based chili sauce

Sai Krok Issan
Sai Krok Issan
What is it: Sour Issan sausage; grilled Northeastern Thai sausage

Som Tam
Som Tam
What is it: Papaya salad; a healthy dish made with shredded green papayas, chili peppers, fish sauce, garlic, peanuts, and tomatoes