Chinese cuisine is well- known for its’ traditional dishes with various styles and also tasty that rarely have in another place. Today, I will share with you the seven most famous dishes of Chinese cuisine, hope this article will be useful for your trip to China.
1. Kung Pao Chicken
Kung Pao chicken dish is originated from Sichuan Province, the characteristic of this dish is spicy because the chicken is cooked with the peppers and peanuts.
Kung Pao is popular and sold in many Chinese restaurants in the USA and Europe. Today, besides chicken, the creative chefs also replace chicken with pork, beef or seafood but under the general assessment, chicken is still the most delicious.
2. Sweet and sour pork
Hugely popular in China, the sweet and sour pork appears more in Zhejiang, Sichuan, Shandong and also Guangdong.
The main ingredients of sweet and sour pork are pork, egg white and spices such as vinegar, salt, starch, cilantro, tomatoes and sugar. After this dish is cooked, sweet and sour pork will have the bright orange and an attractive sweet and sour taste.
3. Sichuan tofu
Sichuan tofu appeared in the Qing Dynasty, and the creator of this dish was an owner of a rice shop in Chengdu. The ingredients of famous Sichuan tofu include immature beans and minced meat that will be cooked with typical spices of Sichuan.
Sichuan tofu has a spicy taste and very appetizing when served with rice.
4. Chinese wonton
As one of the dishes has the longest history, Wonton was originated from Guangdong, and its ingredients are meat, minced vegetables, and seafood, then they will be bundled into the flour and steamed or fried, both ways are also delicious.
Chinese wonton is usually symmetrical triangles and served with a spicy sauce or eaten with the wonton soup.
With over 1,800 years of history, Dumpling is the most delicious and famous food of Chinese cuisine.
Dumpling’ filling is made from minced meat with vegetables and the crust is made of white powder. The dumpling is usually steamed or fried. This traditional dish is usually eaten on the Eve (One of the most popular festivals in China)
6. Fried noodles
Fried noodles are not only affordable but also the extremely popular dish in China.
Fried noodles can be the rice noodles or the lasagna noodles with the filling of meat or seafood. While traveling to China, you can buy the fried noodles anywhere from the commoner restaurant to the luxurious one.
7. Peking Duck
Peking Duck has long become the famous dish all over the world and it is very typical in China.
The skin is thin, crisp and the meat is soft when dipped in a special sauce made from sweet peas, leeks, and soy. The Peking Duck will surely will make your appetite up to the top.