Krabi is quite a popular destination among people looking for a replenishing beach holiday. Located in the Southern part of Thailand, Krabi is home to many hidden caves, limestone cliffs and lagoons. Apart from its scenic beauty, amazing natural creations and adventure sports, Krabi is also famous for its delicious street food that can be easily found in the night market. If you’re heading to this wonderful tourist destination in the near future or looking for some amazing food options on your visit, then Krabi Walking Street is the place to be. Here you can find some of the most exotic and delicious food options to explore at amazingly affordable prices
1. Mango Sticky Rice
This appetizing delight is one of the most popular Thai desserts. It is served warm, at room temperature, especially when sold by street vendors. This dish is made of sticky-rice soaked in coconut milk and topped with freshly cut mangoes. You can get this delectable dessert at less than 100 Baht. Best part is that this dessert is quite filling because of rice being the main ingredient.
2. Crepe Rolls
As the name suggests, these are bite-size small rolls that can be easily found on the Krabi Walking Street. You get to choose from a variety of sauces and pastes. There is coconut, custard. Kaya, and taro to choose from. So make sure you try them all! The outer layer of the roll is made with soft and thin pan-cake batter which is grilled perfectly. For 20 Baht, you get 2 small sized rolls that will definitely leave you smiling.
3. Banana Pancake
Pamper yourself with this delicious and sinful delight. Indulge your sweet tooth with this freshly baked Banana Pancake. The bananas are wrapped in soft dough, fried to perfection and sprinkled with sugar on the top to delight your sweet tooth. And if this doesn’t sound enough, the pancake is topped with exotic chocolate fudge. The pancake is cut to pieces before serving.
4. Fried Ice Cream
Indulge your palate in some mouth-watering cold sweeties commonly found in every nook and corner of the night market and random street stalls in the day. If you’re yet to try this delicious dessert, you got to do it here! Fried ice-cream is wrapped in soft bread. While the outer layer is hot, the inside is cold. So be sure you grab it quickly to maintain the texture and taste at its best.
5. Stir Fried Coconut-Rhinoceros Beetle
Despite of the strange name, this insect-made dish is a delicacy in Krabi. When fried correctly, the dish tastes extraordinarily delicious. The added coconut flavor to the insect dish makes it even taste better. Above it all, the dish is full of proteins and essential nutrients. When visiting Thailand, eating at least one insect dish is a must do if you are feeling adventurous enough.
Make a list of all these delicacies and make sure you try them out on your trip to Krabi. During your walk on the Krabi Walking Street, you will find many more street food options that will tempt you to a great extent. If you really want to enjoy a good cuisine, make sure you plan out a long weekend trip to Krabi.
The most fun way to travel to Krabi is to travel by ferry from Phuket. You can book the tickets online at www.phuketferry.com.
John Chen is a travel writer currently located in Bangkok, Thailand. He likes writing about Thailand and he writes not only about traveling in Thailand, but also about business, culture, education economy and food.