1. Gong Bao Chicken
One beautiful specialty in Sichuan style which is popular ubiquitously! The heartwarming taste of this dish comes from perfectly blended diced chicken bits, dry chilli bits and sheen roasted aromatic peanuts! There is also another genre of the dish especially for the western people in which the diced chicken is covered with corn-starch and several vegetables, various types of sweet and sour sauces and macerated garlic are added and cooked!
2. Chow Mein
The very obvious and renowned one! The ‘Chow Mein’ is actually a Cantonese articulation of the Chinese script words ‘炒面’. The meaning of the word is ‘Stir-fried noodles’. This dish is usually prepared with noodle and meat which can be any meat really, but most of the Chinese folks use beef, chicken, pork, shrimp flavoured with onions and celery and some other spices!
3. Haw Flakes
Haw Flakes are traditional sweet specialties mostly formulated by the fruit of the Chinese Hawthorn. The blend ends up being in a dark pink mesmerizing discs which usually is about 2mm thick and then it is enjoyed! There are usually available in packs and rolls which consist upto 10 Haw flakes stacked upon each other. The most surprising thing about it is that it is also sometimes devoured with the Chinese herbal medicine to improve the bitter taste of the medicine!
4. Spring Rolls
An immensely popular dish that is consumed worldwide but originally emerged from China. The spring roll is infused with extremely palatable food. There are many options for the fillers ranging from simple motley vegetables and sauces to different types of meats with tons of spices adding impeccable flavours to the taste. After the roll is filled and ready, it is then browned and made ready to be gobbled down!
5. Jiangsu Su Cai
This is the famous food from the Jiangsu region of China. A great meld of fish and sauces tasting fresh, moderately salty and sweet. The province is the China’s biggest and is very popular for delicacies it offers! The province is so food loving that even government banquets serve these yummy dishes to the public. The dish is assembled by deep frying the Mandurian fish and adding sweet and dour liquids to flavour the delicacy!
6. Char Siu
Char Siu is a non veg delicacy which consist of succulent roasted pork with some fatty and lean meat bits. It is honestly the greatest contribution a man has ever made to the food world! The pork bits are made crisp by frying and dripped in caramel juices and then served! The taste is mesmerizing and leaves a great taste in your mouth!
7. Grass Jelly
This is one cute food out there. It actually is a jelly that is naturally made! It looks beautiful, feels soft, giggles and tastes like a charm! There are different types of jellies within grass jelly such as herbal jelly, transparent jelly, coloured jelly etc. It is known as one of the healthiest foods in China! It’s mostly served like a dessert and is available worldwide!
8. Ha Gow
This the dish that is assembled by wrapping shrimp dumplings into a translucent wrapper! This dish is one of a kind due to the truculent wrapping! Even the shrimp dumplings are transparent and smooth! The dish is known to be the skill of the chef who was an expert in making another famous dish named ‘Dim Sum’! it’s an one-bite food and is supposed to be gobbled down in one bite!
9. Mapo Tofu
This awesome looking dish embodies of tofu cubes and white rice that is completely wrapped in the thick layers of sauces and several leafs sprinkled for an added flavour! Once you see it, you are never really able to resist yourself!
10. Dan Dan noodles
It’s a quintessence of Sichuan province’s typical regional dishes. This dish is convened with chili embedded vinegar and sesame sauce and cooked with beef or pork! The original dish is served with the pork or beef meat bits floating in the pool of sauces but then, there have been many modifications made by people from different provinces as the dish is popular and available throughout the world!
These are the best Chinese dishes you can try on your next visit to authentic Chinese restaurant. Which one impressed you the most? Tell us in comments.