Popular Dishes from Chinese Cuisine

Chinese dishes are famous for its color, taste, aroma and appearance. The following are the famous dishes among Chinese and food lovers from all over the world.

Spring Rolls : These spring rolls are cylindrical in shape. Vegetables or meat are wrapped in spring roll wrappers and deep fried. The taste could be either sweet or savory. The golden yellow colored crispy dish is famous among the food lovers.

Dumplings : This is the traditional food popular in North China. Dumplings are Chopped vegetables and minced meat are wrapped into a thin piece of dough skin. Some variations on fillings include minced pork, diced shrimp, ground chicken, beef and vegetables. They can be cooked by steaming, boiling or frying.

Ma Po Tofu : This famous dish has a history of more than 100 years in Chinese cuisine. Pepper Powder – a flavoring agent used in Chinese cuisine gives the spicy and hot taste. The ingredients include, milk tofu, ground red beef and chopped onion.

Sweet & Sour Chicken : A bright orange-red colored and a delicious sweet & sour taste dish. At the very beginning stage there was only sweet and sour chicken. The chicken can be substituted by other main ingredients like beef, pork or pork ribs.

Wontons : The most versatile shape of a wonton is simple a right triangle. It is similar to the tortellini of Italy. These wontons are boiled and served in soup. Sometimes deep-fried. The fillings of wonton can be varied – minced pork, diced shrimp or sometimes chopped vegetables.

Dragon Chicken : This popular sichuan style dish is prepared with diced chicken, dried red chili and fried peanuts. People in Western countries modified this dish to Western-style by covering the chicken with cornstarch. Vegetables, sweet & sour sauce and mashed garlic are added in this dish.

Noodles : The meaning of the name is “Stir fried noodles”. It also consists of meat – beef, chicken, pork or shrimp, onions. Noodles are cooked in boiling water. Once it is cool, then the noodles are stir fried.

Like the above dishes, many Chinese dishes are famous among food lovers all over the world. “Orange Wok” is one of the best place to enjoy Chinese food in the town. Both Veg and Non-Veg dishes will delight the Chinese and Thai food lovers.


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