Famous delicious food from Wuhan, China 

Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province in central China, is renowned for its diverse and flavoursome cuisine. Here are some famous foods from Wuhan: 

Hot Dry Noodles (热干面, Re Gan Mian) 

This iconic dish features thick wheat noodles tossed in sesame paste, soy sauce, chili oil, and various toppings like pickled radish, green onions, and sesame seeds.  

It’s a popular breakfast choice in Wuhan. 


Reganmian Breakfast Set (热干面早餐, Re Gan Mian Zao Can) 

In addition to hot dry noodles, this breakfast set often includes other local specialties like doupi (savory bean curd sheets stuffed with glutinous rice and meat), youtiao (deep-fried dough sticks), and soy milk. 


Duck Neck (鸭脖, Ya Bo) 

Marinated and stewed or braised duck necks are a popular snack and beer accompaniment in Wuhan.  

They are seasoned with a blend of spices and can be found in street food stalls and restaurants across the city. 


Soup Dumplings (汤包, Tang Bao) 

Tang Bao are oversized soup dumplings filled with pork and a rich, flavourful broth.  

They’re served steaming hot and are meant to be carefully enjoyed by biting off a corner to release the broth before eating the rest. 


Sparrow with Chili Sauce (麻辣小黄鱼, Ma La Xiao Huang Yu):

This dish consists of small yellow croaker fish stir-fried with a spicy and numbing Sichuan-style chilli sauce. It’s fiery, flavourful, and pairs well with rice. 


Dried Radish with Spareribs Soup (萝卜排骨汤, Luo Bo Pai Gu Tang) 

A comforting and nourishing soup made with dried radish, pork spareribs, ginger, and other seasoning.  

It’s simmered until the flavours meld together, creating a hearty and satisfying broth. 


Three Steamed Delicacies (三鲜蒸, San Xian Zheng) 

A steamed dish featuring three different fillings wrapped in tofu skin—usually ground pork with mushrooms, shrimp with bamboo shoots, and diced chicken with water chestnuts.  

It’s a light yet flavorful option often served during family gatherings or festive occasions. 

There are many, many more yummy dishes available – so COME ON! 

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