What delicious dish does ocean tuna stomach make?

Maybe you don’t know, ocean tuna stomach is a famous specialty not to be missed when you come to Quy Nhon. Rarely is there any type of fish that can use all its parts to prepare a variety of delicious dishes such as ocean tuna, fish cooked with rich noodle soup, fish breast to make excellent sashimi, fatty fish roe served with rice, The unique and mouth-watering fish eyes and fish stomach are also parts that can create irresistible delicacies.

Today, let’s discover together the secret to making delicious fish stomach.

What delicious dish does ocean tuna stomach make?

Quy Nhon ocean tuna, also known as humpback fish, is a famous specialty of Quy Nhon and some central provinces of our country. Tuna meat is fresh, red like beef, soft and chewy, creating a very unique and addictive culinary specialty. For culinary connoisseurs, ocean tuna stomach is also an addictive dish because of its crunchy, chewy, and very attractive texture. Tuna stomach can also be made into many dishes at home, you can refer to the following 3 recipes:

The tuna’s stomach was filled with coconut water

From ancient times until now, coconut water has always been a combination that brings both aroma and taste extremely attractive. The same goes for tuna stomachs with coconut water. You need to prepare clean fish stomach, fresh coconut water, pepper, sliced chili, five spices and seasoning.


After being prepared and cut into bite-sized pieces, the fish stomach will be marinated with five spices and other spices for even absorption. Heat the pan, fry some minced onion and garlic, stir-fry the marinated stomach and then pour coconut water into the stew. Stew over medium heat until the stomach is soft, then season to taste, sprinkle with a little pepper and chili and you’ve finished this dish.

The stomach after stewing is soft but still retains a certain crispness, blending with the fatty and sweet taste of coconut water, making anyone who tastes it ecstatic. Depending on your preference, you can stew the stomach until it becomes thick enough to dip into bread or add more water to eat with noodles.

Tuna stomach stewed with pepper

The most popular dish at ocean tuna restaurants is the hot and spicy stewed tuna stomach with green pepper. To make this dish, you need to prepare bones to stew for broth, tuna stomachs, green pepper, seasoning, green onions, and accompanying vegetables.


The stomach and bones are cleaned and then stewed together for about 1 hour. When you test the stomach is soft, add seasoning and add green pepper to stew until soft and fragrant. Each piece of bao is greasy and soft, the sweet and rich broth mixed with the aroma and special spicy taste of green pepper. Dip some spinach, dip a little salty fish sauce, and eat a mouthful that will warm your heart and soul. This dish goes well with vermicelli or bread, and can be used to change the taste of the whole family or entertain friends.

Stir-fried humpback fish intestines with sweet and sour taste

A rather delicious dish that you must definitely try is sweet and sour stir-fried tuna stomach, or what locals often call sweet and sour stir-fried humpback fish intestines. The ingredients are also quite simple: chopped pre-processed tuna stomach, half a pineapple, onions, cucumbers, bell peppers, minced garlic and onions and spices.


After being chopped, the stomach will be marinated with salt, sugar, and seasoning for about 15 minutes. Stir-fried vegetables cut into bite-sized pieces. Heat the pan, add a little oil and fry the minced onion and garlic, then stir-fry the aromatics and add the stomach. When the stomach is firm, add the remaining vegetables and stir-fry, stirring well over high heat. Mix 2 tablespoons of vinegar with 2 tablespoons of sugar, pour this mixture into the pan, season to taste, stir well and turn off the stove.

This dish has both the sweet and sour taste of pineapple, combined with the crunchiness of the stomach and is very delicious. It is great served with hot rice or as a snack.

How much does ocean tuna stomach cost?

Currently, ocean tuna stomach is very popular in restaurants and bars. You can also easily buy this ingredient at seafood stores in the city or supermarkets that sell seafood. The price of tuna stomach is also relatively cheap, ranging from about 100,000 to 130,000 VND/1kg depending on the place. It is important that you choose to buy quality products that meet exploitation standards to be safe for your health and ensure the freshness of your food.

Where is the best restaurant and restaurant for tuna belly in Quy Nhon?

To be able to eat the most delicious humpback fish intestines, perhaps there is no place better than the restaurants in Quy Nhon, the capital of Quy Nhon tuna. As a famous locality for catching, exploiting and processing ocean tuna, diners coming here can enjoy the freshest tuna specialties.

At Ms. Thuan’s ocean tuna, everyone is busy each time the fish arrives to source the freshest and tastiest ingredients to make the restaurant’s exclusive delicacies. From the ankle to the stomach, everything is carefully selected by her. That’s why when it comes to the best tuna specialty restaurant in Quy Nhon, no one knows about Ms. Thuan’s ocean tuna.

Although there are many restaurants for tuna dishes in the Central region, anyone who has visited Ms. Thuan’s restaurant once will find it hard to leave. The broth is so sweet, the fish meat is so fresh and salty in the mouth, the fish eyes are big and round and shiny, each bite is fat and plump, the fish stomach is crispy, soft but not chewy, making people remember forever.

Although Ms. Thuan does not hide her profession, she still often shares her cooking secrets when guests ask. But strangely enough, after cooking it, it still didn’t come out with her own flavor. Well, I have to wait for every opportunity to come to Quy Nhon, stop by Ms. Thuan’s ocean tuna, and order a hundred dishes from the menu until I’m craving it, so what now?