Cơm hến (baby basket clams rice) is a Vietnamese rice dish originating in Huế.[1] It is made with baby mussels or basket clams and leftover rice and is normally served at room temperature. A variant is “Cơm hến sông Hương.”


  1. ^ Thanh Nien Weekly 2 Dec 2011 print edition When in Hue "Cơm hến is among the most popular dishes in Hue" "The most popular Hue dish would have to be bún bò Huế, a spicy beef and vermicelli soup that goes down well with Vietnamese people and foreigners alike."