Most Popular Chinese Foods

Learn about the Chinese dishes tried in China (customer’s favorite): sweet and sour pork, Kung Pao chicken, fried noodles… check the experts to introduce pictures.

Chinese cuisine has a long history, unique functions, rich style and exquisite cooking, which are an important part of Chinese culture. Traditional Chinese dishes are known for their color, aroma, taste, meaning and appearance.

Here are 7 favorite dishes for foreigners and Chinese. These dishes are available in most large restaurants in China. For the convenience of our customers, we also listed their Chinese names.

1. Sweet and Sour Pork

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Sugar and Rib pork has a bright orange-red and sweet and sour taste.

At first, only sweet and sour pork, but in order to meet the demand, this dish has some development. Pork can now be replaced with other ingredients such as chicken, beef or ribs. See how to cook sweet and sour pork.

2. Kung Pao Chicken

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Kung Pao Chicken is a famous Sichuan-style specialty that is popular with Chinese and foreigners. The main ingredients are chicken, dried chili and deep-fried peanuts.

People in Western countries have made a Western-style Gongbao chicken, which is covered with cornstarch and added with vegetables, sweet and sour sauce and mashed potatoes. See how to cook Kung Pao Chicken.

3. Ma Po Tofu

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Mapo Tofu (Ma Po Tofu) is one of the most famous dishes of Sichuan cuisine and has a history of more than 100 years. Ma (Ma) describes a spicy and spicy flavor from chili powder, a flavoring commonly used in Sichuan cuisine.

Milky white tofu is rich in brown-red ground beef and chopped green onions. This is really a delicious dish. Check out the recipe for mapo tofu.

4. Wontons

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Since the Tang Dynasty (618-907), people have been accustomed to eating 馄饨 (馄饨) in the winter solstice.

The most common shape of the enamel is a simple right triangle, similar to Italian dumplings.馄饨 usually cook soup, or sometimes fried. The filling of the clams can be pork or shrimp.

5. Dumplings

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With a long history of more than 1800 years, Xunzi is a popular traditional food in North China. Dumplings (dumplings) consist of minced meat and chopped vegetables wrapped in a thin dough.

Popular stuffings are minced pork, cut into diced shrimp, minced chicken, beef and vegetables. They can be cooked by cooking, steaming or frying. Dumplings are traditional dishes that Chinese New Year’s Eve eats. See how to make Chinese dumplings.Fried noodles
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“Fried noodles” (sautéed dishes) is the Cantonese pronunciation of the above Chinese characters, which means fried noodles. Generally, such stir-fried dishes include noodles, meat (usually chicken, beef, shrimp or pork), onions and celery.

In order to make fried noodles, the noodles need to be boiled in boiling water for a while. After they get cold, then go to the cooking step. See how to cook fried noodles.

6. Beijing Roast Duck

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Beijing Roast Duck (Beijing Roast Duck) is a famous dish in Beijing. It is known throughout the world and is known as one of China’s national dishes.

Beijing roast duck is known for its thin, crisp skin. Sliced ​​Peking ducks are often eaten with pancakes, sweet bean paste or garlic chopped garlic. This is a must-have dish in Beijing! Learn more about Peking Duck.

7. Spring rolls

Spring Roll is a cylindrical Cantonese dim sum. The stuffing of spring rolls can be vegetables or meat, and the taste can be sweet or salty.

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After the filling is wrapped in the spring roll packaging machine, the next step is to fry. Then the spring rolls are golden yellow.

This is a particularly popular dish in Jiangxi, Jiangsu, Shanghai, Fujian, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Hong Kong and other places. Learn more about spring rolls.

Taste authentic Chinese dishes with us
Unlike some trips that offer the same food menu through Chinese travel, our private tours allow you to try different local dishes in every place. Our local guides know which restaurants the locals like and are willing to arrange for them to enter your itinerary. See the recommended tour below for inspiration.