Over 40 years old, Ms. Huyen’s salt and pepper noodle shop is always busy with customers. So what makes this noodle shop special?
Many Saigonese are no stranger to Ms. Huyen’s salt and pepper noodle shop in Phu Nhuan district. Although it is only a level four house, with a large cement yard with simple tables and chairs, the shop is always crowded, even having to wait in line for customers to come here is common.
Huyen’s sales area is located in the yard, the left corner is the kitchen area including a large pot of broth, a pot of boiling water to pour noodles, ingredients and spices are displayed in a horizontal row to make mixed noodles. salt and pepper.
It is known that Ms. Huyen’s salt and pepper noodle shop is more than 40 years old. This dish is originally from Binh Dinh, opened by Huyen’s mother-in-law and passed on to her. Each portion of mixed salt and pepper noodles consists of two noodles, the process of boiling and seasoning is done by Ms. Huyen in the kitchen area, each bowl of mixed noodles is hot and fragrant. The basic seasonings of mixed noodles include pepper, monosodium glutamate, sugar, chili salt, satay chili, chili sauce, fried onions, scallions,… Accompanying each portion of mixed noodles is a bowl of hot broth with beef, shrimp paste, beef balls.
Through two generations of mother-in-law and daughter-in-law, this dish has stuck and become a part of the memories of many Saigonese. Spicy chili salt and pepper noodles are made according to a traditional recipe, so the taste is very unique. Chili salt is a type of large-grained salt that is pounded and sealed with spices and then roasted, the most important in the dish is satay chili made from dangerous chili peppers of Binh Dinh, so the spicy taste is very typical.
For each portion of noodles, Ms. Huyen also carefully prepares salt and pepper, lemon, so that everyone can seal according to their favorite taste. The unique feature of the dish is the blend of flavors of all ingredients together such as the sweetness of minced beef, the chewiness of beef, the greasy taste of chicken eggs,… All are mixed. Perfectly mixed together to create a special spicy salt and pepper noodle dish only available at Ms. Huyen.
In addition, when you eat it, you will feel the chewiness of the noodles, the crispiness of the fried pork skin, the sweetness of the minced shrimp and the spicy, sour and sour taste of chili salt and pepper. The dish also increases its attractiveness when it comes with a sweet broth from the bones.
Besides noodles mixed with salt and chili, the shop also has a very delicious and eye-catching noodle dish with super attractive side dishes, shrimp, beef, poached eggs. Although famous and crowded, but coming here to eat, you will not have to wait long because Ms. Huyen makes food very quickly.
Address: 38 Nguyen Cong Hoan, Ward 7, Phu Nhuan District, City. Ho Chi Minh City
Opening hours: 9:30am
Reference price: 55,000 – 65,000 VND