Hong Kong Dishes

7 Hong Kong Dishes You Have To Try

With such diverse cultures and wonderful chefs, there are some amazing Hong Kong dishes you need to try. Hong Kong cuisine is a unique mix of Cantonese flavours, European and as well as Japanese, Korean and Southeast Asian cuisines. You probably won’t be traveling there soon, but these wonderful recipes will allow you to make the dishes at home. Just close your eyes as you take a mouthful and imagine the buzzing city around you.

The recipes come from some of the world’s top food bloggers. Every small detail has been thought through so as you can recreate those unique flavours and textures. Make sure to bookmark and follow the blogs for more great foodie ideas.

Time to get yourself into the kitchen and to start cooking up a storm. Hong Kong dishes are among the tastiest in the world so all you have to do is pick one and get started…

Best Hong Kong Dishes

1. Mango Pancake

This is one of the most famous desserts in Hong Kong.  It was invented by a famous dessert shop and features a yellow pancake wrapped with cream, mango and durian fruit.

Recipe created by Mrs P.

2. Wonton Noodle Soup

Authentic Hong Kong Cantonese style wonton noodle soup is often served with fresh Cantonese egg noodles, wontons and leafy vegetables.

Recipe created by Tracy.

3. Char Siu

Char Siu is roast or barbecue pork from Cantonese cuisine that is very popular in Hong Kong and in most Chinese restaurants. It is deliciously sticky with sweet and has savoury notes.

Recipe created by Bebs and Armin.

4. Lamb Stew

Easy to make Hong Kong Classic Favourite Instant Pot Chinese Lamb Stew. Super tender and juicy lamb bursting with deep savory-umami-sweet flavors, dipped in the killer addictive sauce. The ultimate delicious comfort food you’ll keep coming for more!

Recipe created by Amy and Jacky.

Hong Kong Dishes

5. Pan-Fried Turnip Cake With XO Sauce

The sauce has a deep umami flavours with a little kick. Combine with the sweet turnip cake and crunchy bean sprouts, you will not stop eating after taking one bite!

Recipe created by Lokness.

Hong Kong Dishes

6. Hong Kong Coconut Egg Tarts

In the 1940s, the Portuguese introduced the “english custard pie” to Hong Kong, which then evolved over time into the delicious traditional pastry delicacy : “Dan Tat” Or Hong Kong Egg Tarts.

Recipe created by Mia and Joe.

Hong Kong Dishes

7. Hong Kong Style Rice Crepes

Rice crepes are thin pancakes made from rice flour that are made into rolls instead of being folded.  It’s usually a savory dish with mixed sauces.  The rice crepe itself doesn’t have a distinct taste but when it’s steamy hot and soaked in sauces, it tastes like heaven.

Recipe created by Esther.

Hong Kong Dishes

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Big 7 Travel Team