Address: 16 Tran Hung Dao, Quang Ngai
Price: 5,000 - 30,000 VND
"Don" is a type of dark yellow shellfish that looks like a canarium with thin shell, usually found in brackish waters in Tra Khuc river and Ve river.
"Don" the shell has two flattened pieces and is just over 1 inch long. The inside of the meat is pale yellow and a few long fringes around. "Don" is loved by people thanks to its natural sweetness and they are specialties only in each country.
"Don" is cooked in a very simple way: just put in a pan with two bowls of water per bowl of "Don". When boiled, just remove the shell away, the flesh is boiled again seasoned with salt, onion, hot pepper and other spices to be fserved with baked rice paper.
"Don" can also be used for cooking soup and porridge. It can also be cooked and served with noodle. Perhaps no other food specialties that can be as delicious and cheap as "Don". There are in Quang Ngai several "Don" eateries, most famous are those in Phu Tho-Co Luy, Van Tuong, Thu Xa, Nghia Hiep.