China is one of the best countries in terms of foods. They have some of the best chefs in the World. One unique thing about their chefs is how skillful they are when they are cooking for instance the way they chop their vegetables, fish and more. Their foods are very nutritious and spicy. Mostly their foods are fast foods so it does not take long time to prepare and with a good recipe you can easily prepare them yourself. Before you get into Chinese cuisines, you need to learn how to use the chopsticks. If you are a foodie, below are some six Chinese foods you can check out.
Fried rice is a dish made using cooked rice that has been stir-fried in a frying pan with other ingredients including eggs, vegetables, fish, or meat. Fried rice is a classic national dish of Indonesia and a common component of East Asian, Southeast Asian, and certain South Asian cuisines. It originated in China during the Sui Dynasty. The dish is now very popular worldwide. It is very delicious and nutritious and it is easy to prepare.
Peking duck is a Chinese dish that has been served in Beijing since the Imperial era. The meat is known for its thin, crispy skin. Traditionally, the skin is mostly served with a little meat. After 65 days, ducks bred specifically for the dish are butchered and seasoned before being roasted in a closed or hanging oven. Spring onion, cucumber, and sweet bean sauce are frequently served with the meat, which is encased in pancakes.
Congee, or rice porridge, is a filling and simple-to-digest dish mostly eaten for breakfast. Congees vary according to region: Some are thick, while others are thin, and some contain grains other than rice. Meat, tofu, veggies, ginger, boiled eggs and soy sauce, or mung beans and sugar can be used to make it savory or sweet. Congee is sometimes considered as a food therapy for a sick person because it is so comforting.
Stinky tofu is a type of fermented tofu from China with a pungent stench. It is mostly sold as a snack at night markets or roadside kiosks, or as a side dish in lunch bars, rather than in restaurants. The dish is traditionally fermented in a brine with vegetables and meat, sometimes for months. It is mostly believed that the more the odor, the better it tastes.
Xiaolongbao also known as Chinese soup dumplings are steamed dumplings which consists of a paper thin wrapper encasing seasoned pork filling and a hot, savory broth. It is very delicious and nutritious.
Jiaozi is a type of Chinese dumpling that is made with a thinner dough and is filled with meat and vegetables. They can be cooked in a variety of ways, including boiling, steaming, pan-frying, deep-frying, and even soup. All those little, delicious packets are considered a symbol of good fortune, and they're eaten all year long, but they're extremely popular during the Lunar New Year.
Those are some Chinese foods you can try.
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