An example of cha ca, a traditional Vietnamese dish served at President Trump during a working lunch in Hanoi.
President Trump and Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen are currently sharing a working lunch in the country's Presidential Palace in Hanoi.
First course: Fresh shredded green mango salad with scallops, mint leaves and cashew nuts served in a sweet vinaigrette dressing
Second course King crab meat and spinach Deep fried Hanoi-style spring rolls with shrimp, pork, vermicelli and vegetables served with a side of sweet and sour fish sauce and red chillies. in a light seafood-based broth.
Fourth course: Grilled cod fish "cha ca"; roasted Wagyu beef medallions with foie gras and a semi-sweet fermented black rice sauce; sautéed "su su" vegetables with garlic (crispy green chayote stems and leaves); steamed sticky glutinous rice with shrimp wrapped in a lotus leaf
Dessert: A traditional Vietnamese dessert consisting of lotus seeds, longans, and white wood-ear mushrooms served in a light sugar syrup. 1