Top 10 Bizarre and Weird Foods That Are Available In Pattaya, Thailand
Thailand may be the land of Buddha, but that doesn't stop people from eating weird and bizarre foods. Pattaya is the best place to explore weird food as well as to try. Here is the list of top 10 Bizarre and Weird Foods that are available in Pattaya, Thailand.
Jelly Fish - Even though only some species of jellyfish are suitable for human consumption, Thailand doesn't have any kind of restrictions selling or eating it.
Crocodile - Don't be surprised if you see a crocodile been roasted on the side of the street. Even though it looks scary to see, it tastes just like chicken.
Goong Ten (Dancing Shrimps) - Even thought, Dancing Shrimps sounds fancy, it is basically, live shrimps salad.
Lou (Thai Raw Pig Blood Soup) - Raw blood contains parasite that will kill you but still no one cares. Try Lou and see if you will die.
Horseshoe Crab Eggs - The Horseshoe Crab contains thousands of eggs inside. The special delicacy is that the eggs are boiled in some Thai spices and they serve it on the Horseshoe Crab.
Hon Thai (Bamboo worms) - Deep fried Bamboo worms look more like roasted thick short noodles. Tastes just empty and crunchy.
Maeng Da (Giant Waterbug) - Looks like a cockroach on steroids deep-fried and they serve it on a stick.
Takatan (Grasshoppers) - Grasshoppers comes in various sizes and it is deep-fried. Tastes crunchy and grassy.
Kai Khao (Balut) - Balut is a fully grown boiled chicken egg served with a small opening on the eggshell. You just need to see it and just swallow it.
Scorpion - Deep-fried Scorpion is one of the most famous Thai Streetfood sold for 100-200 baht per Scorpion. Maybe it tastes good because it's deep-fried but I have never tried it.