15 Street Foods in Southeast Asia

We all have to agree that street food all over the world is great. There’s nothing like stopping by a food stall parked on the pavement, ordering something you might never have had before, and watching it being cooked in front of you.

You can then sit down in the open and enjoy your meal while taking in all the hustle and bustle happening around you. Street food is more than a meal, it’s an experience and in Southeast Asia they really know take it to another level!

Here are the types of street food you might come across there:

1. Pad Thai – Thailand

Pad Thai is pure Thai goodness. The first time I had it I just couldn’t believe the size of the portion and what I paid for it (40 baht or ~ $1.15 USD). It’s one of Thailand’s most famous dishes and you have to try it to understand why.

It would be an understatement to just call it stir-fried rice noodles. When you add the eggs, tofu, the pulp of tamarind, some dried shrimp, a plethora of other spices, and finish it off with some roast peanuts, the result is mouthwatering!

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