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Top 10 Must Eat Thai Foods

Thai food is a symbol of pride and is what attracted most of the travelers to visit Thailand. Whether you would like to eat fresh in one of the many street stalls or wish to eat in style in one of the most eye catchy rooftop bars, the food choices in Bangkok are endless. With its diversity in foods range, sampling everything seems to be impossible, this is why you need to screen through our top 10 must eat Thai foods and sample at least 8, if not all, when you visit Bangkok.

1. Tom Yum Gong (Sour & Spicy Soup with Shrimps)
Tom yum goongAn authentic sour and spicy Thai seafood soup. One of the must eat Thai foods in every meals and a very good appetite booster. It can be very spicy and do remind the chef to reduce the spices if you are not able to take spicy food.
2. Mieng Kum (Leaves Wrapped Thai Salad)
Mieng KumA traditional snack famous in both Thailand and Laos. Peanuts, cucumber, ginger, garlic, shallots, red chilli and etc are wrapped in green leave. Mostly sold in street stalls.
3. Khao Neeo Mamuang (Thai Mango Sticky Rice)
Mango sticky riceOnce being a royal food and now can be found in most of the street stalls. Fresh mangoes coupled with flavored sticky rice and coconut essence, a mouth watering Thai food!
4. Kaeng Khiao Wan (Thai Green Curry)
Green curryThai green curry is normally cooked with variety of vegetables and topped with either fish or chicken pieces. The aroma is incredibly outstanding with the homemade curry paste made up from numerous ingredients.
5. Gaeng Daeng (Red Curry)
Red curryServed with small slice of meat and cooked with red curry paste, fresh coconut milk and topped off with a sprinkling of thinly sliced kaffir lime leaves, this aromatic red curry is always in the list of Thai menu.
6. Khao Phat Sapparot (Pineapple Fried Rice)
Pineapple fried ricePineapple fried rice is one of the most classical vegetarian Thai foods. The fried rice is filled into an emptied pineapple skin and baked in oven all together. The rice taste sweet with pineapple flavor after baked.
7. Hor Mok (Thai Curried Fish Custard)
Hor MokFish paste is added into the curry with fresh coconut milk and Kaffir lime leaves. Steamed all together in a special steamer. Full of Thai spices aroma and the taste is unique.
8. Som Tam (Green Papaya Salad)
Som TamThe most authentic way to serve Som Tam is to mix green papaya, nuts, grated carrot and variety of vegetables all together. Topped with Thai fish sauce and fresh crabs, you are ready to rock the world! One of the most preferred salad in Thailand.
9. Phat Thai (Thai Fried Noodles)
Phat ThaiPhat Thai is a stir-fried rice noodle dish commonly served in street stalls and in Thailand casual local restaurants. Eat with the accompanying condiments like lemon wedges, fish sauce, coriander leaves and finely ground peanuts. You will like it after first taste!
10. Gang Jued (Thai Clear Soup)
Gang JuedOne of the more healthy Thai foods is the clear vegetable soup filled with a mixture of fresh vegetables, glass noodles, tofu and garnished with fresh parsley. This is suitable for those who prefer light foods over heavy stuff like Tom Yum Gong.

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