1.Peking Roasted Duck
Peking duck is a famous dish from Beijing, enjoying world fame, and considered as one of China’s national dishes.
Peking duck is savored for its thin and crispy skin. The Sliced Peking duck is often eaten with pancakes, sweet bean sauce, or soy with mashed garlic. It is a must-taste dish in Beijing!
2. Kung Pao Chicken
This is a famous Sichuan-style specialty, popular with both Chinese and foreigners. The major ingredients are diced chicken, dried chili, and fried peanuts.
People in Western countries have created a Western-style gong bao chicken, for which the diced chicken is covered with cornstarch, and vegetables, sweet and sour sauce and mashed garlic are added.
Since the Tang Dynasty (618–907), it has been a custom for people to eat wontons on the winter solstice.
The most versatile shape of a wonton is simple a right triangle, similar to Italian tortellini. Wontons are commonly boiled and served in soup or sometimes deep-fried. The filling of wontons can be minced pork or diced shrimp.
4. Ma Po Tofu
Ma Po tofu is one of the most famous dishes in Chuan Cuisine with a history of more than 100 years. "Ma" describes a spicy and hot taste which comes from pepper powder, one kind of condiment usually used in Chuan Cuisine.
The milky tofu is enriched with brownish red ground beef and chopped green onion. It is really a tasty delicacy.
5. Dongpo Pork
Dongpo pork is a Hangzhou dish which is made by pan-frying and then red cooking pork belly. The pork is cut thick, about 2 inches square, and should consist equally of fat and lean meat. The skin is left on. The mouthfeel is oily but not greasy and the dish is fragrant with wine. The dish is named after the famed Song Dynasty poet and gastronome Su Dongpo.
6. Yangzhou Fried Rice
Yangzhou Fried Rice, also named Yeung Chow Fried Rice, is a simple homemade dish, made from cold cooked rice and various ingredients, such as sausage, lettuce and green peas.
It is so named because its origin can be dated back to Yangzhou, where it is said fried rice started to be widely popular.
7. Chow mein
Chow mein refers to stir-fried noodles with little soup that are characterized by a salty taste. The name is from the Taishan Chinese dialect (a kind of Cantonese). Taishan is a county of Guangdong province. There are many varieties of chow mien all over the world. It is a famous Chinese cuisine.
8. Stinky tofu
Stinky tofu is something that generally comes out at night, in the markets of course. Its potent smell gives it the name, however, the flavor tastes nothing like the stink that comes from it.
9.Sweet and Sour Pork
The dish consists of fried pork in bite-sized pieces and the subsequently stir-fried in a more customized version of sweet and sour sauce that made of sugar, ketchup, white vinegar, and soy sauce. The additional ingredients include pineapple dices, green pepper and onion pieces.
10. Century egg
Chinese people love pickling things, but by far, the most beloved preserved item on their list is the century egg, sometimes called the thousand-year-old egg. It’s not as old as the name suggests, however they are preserved for a short while in a combination of clay, salt, ash, quicklime, and rice hulls. The result is this Chinese delicacy that is black and gelled. It’s an interesting taste to say the least.