Ga nuong Ban Don (Don-village grilled chicken)
After well rinsed and marinated, chicken is grilled on the heat of fire until cooked, then served with “muoi ot” - a mixture of rock salt, green chili. The fragrant and sweet taste of chicken in combination with the deep spicy of “muoi ot” will seduce any tourist.
Ca bong kho rieng (Stewed goby with galangal)
Stewed goby with galangal is a specialty of Dak Lak people. Goby has fragrant and firm meat due to living at waterfall foot. The fish is cooked with galangal, which helps to remove its strong smell. Stewed goby with galangal can be served with steam rice or rice cooked in bamboo, and definitely is a must - try dish in Dak Lak.
Lau ca lang (Bagrid catfish hotpot)
Among various dishes from crystal-eyed catfish (also known as Lang fish), the most impressive one is Lang fish hotpot with a unique flavor of the Central Highlands.
After being cleaned and sliced, Lang fish is dipped into hot water to make its meat firm. Fry pounded onion, add and stir tomatoes and fresh turmeric, then put Lang fish, sour bamboo shoots, spices and stir for a moment, and finally pour bone broth into the pot and boil.
Lau rau rung (Wild vegetables)
This dish is made from 10 wild vegetables and dried shrimp or some other kinds of meat. It was founded by Ede people when they were in difficult time; this dish has become a specialty of this area nowadays.
It is called hotpot but actually looks more like a kind of soup with a deep smell of jungle.
All the above dishes are normally used for guest reception and promise to bring you a strong impression since the very first bite.