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Western Yunnan

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Western Yunnan

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Western Yunnan is in China.


  • Nujiang (怒江) refers to an Autonomous Prefecture in Yunnan province, bordering with Myanmar (Burma) and there is also Nujiang River, known as Salween River. Part of UNESCO Three Parallel Rivers area.


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Linxiang District Food There are a large number of ethnic group,so the dish is rich and unique.The Dai and Wa dishes are the represent .such as Hong bamboo sticky rice(香竹糯米饭).Five-spice Roasted Dai Lei(五香烤傣鲤)、Dai pineapple rice(傣族菠萝饭)Acid meat (酸肉)Lemongrass Roasted chicke.It is unique in its dining way, unique ethnic characteristics. Hot and sour is the main teast.The Wa people are fond of spicy,such as Porridge with Chicken (鸡肉烂饭)、fry ant egg (炒蚂蚁蛋)、fry Bavin bug(油煎柴虫).Also there are other flavor snacks :

Baba Juan 粑粑卷

Pig Blood Noodles猪血米线

Ham and chicken with Papaya 木瓜火腿鸡

Chicken Noodles鸡肉米线

Dried Chinese banana 芭蕉干

Walnut Sugar 核桃糖

Fragrant Straw Grilled Fish(五香草烤鱼)

It is a famous Thai dish for the crisp and tender grilled fish meat Cooking Method:Open a fish from its back and remove the scales and bowels, put such seasoning as coriander, shallot, ginger, green pepper and salt etc in the belly of the fish. Tie the fish with a sort of fragrant straw to avoid the release of the seasonings and spread some lard on the fish. The fish will be ready after it has been grilled above the charcoal fire for a few minutes.

Pickled Bull Tendon(牛筋肉)

It is a very famous Thai dish.Cooking method:Scald the bull head and feet with boiling water and raze off the hair on the skin first, then burn them in fire. After that they are dunked in fresh cold water and razed again. After they are cleaned entirely, they are stewed for a long time until soft. Finally the bones are removed and the remains are minced and mixed with hot pepper, ginger, garlic and other seasonings. It is ready to eat after been preserved in a pottery vessel for about two weeks. Its tender, refreshing and sour taste arouses the eater's appetite.

Steamed Chicken in the Banana leaf(香茅草烤鸡)

This special traditional Thai dish is noted for the tender meat and spicy flavor. Cooking method:A chicken is put on the chopping block and beat it slightly using the back of the chopping knife. After beating the chicken for a while, it is salted with shallot, ginger, sauce, garlic and hot pepper for half an hour. Finally the chicken is packed by a big banana leave and steamed in a wood vessel.

Cool Rice Noodle(凉米线)

In Lincang ,you can find the Cool Rice Noodle everywhere, it s a sort of very tasty, which is sour crisp ,and very different other place.If you come Lincang City,do not miss it

Rice Noodles with local chicken soup(土鸡米线)

Rice Noodles with local chicken soup If you like chicken noodle soup, you'll love this fragrant, flavorful and oh so soothing version of a universal classic. Made with rice noodles instead of wheat, this chicken soup recipe is lighter in calories and also much healthier than your typical chicken noodle soup (gluten-free too!). Great if you're fighting off a cold or flu bug, or anytime you want a bowl of comfort - whether for the body or the soul. Enjoy!

Horse Rolling Around of Yunxian(圆糖粑)

It is a sort of very tasty, sweet and mild local delicacy of Yun County made of sticky rice. In the winter time, top sticky rice was selected and ground into rice flour. The flour is later mixed with fresh water and made into small balls.

Bean Powder Rice Noodle(豌豆粉)

This special local snack of Lincang uses good quality rice noodle and pea powder as major material and is seasoned with sesame, ginger, chili oil, garlic mash and sauce etc.

Chicken Cooked with Pickled Bamboo Shoot(火腿木瓜鸡)

Being a typical Thai cuisine, its cooking method is like this: stir fry the pickled bamboo shoot and chicken separately first until they are both ready to eat.

Chicken Rice Noodle(鸡肉米线)

Chicken rice noodle is the most characteristic local snack food of the Yun County. The slim, white and elastic rice noodle is cooked with black bone chicken, hot pepper oil, coriander and ginger etc. The rice noodle is famous for its pleasing scent and wonderful taste.

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