govt.chinadaily.com.cn

Delicious Xinjiang cuisine

Delicious Xinjiang cuisine

A visitor will find the food in Xinjiang quite different from that in the rest of China.

Roasted sheep (烤全羊)

Roasted sheep (烤全羊)

Roasted sheep is famous for its strict selection of ingredients and unique method of cooking.

Uygur Bread (馕)

Uygur Bread (馕)

Naan is something you’ll find throughout Central Asia, yet the Uygur people have done a wonderful job putting their own spin on the food.

Pomegranates (石榴)

Pomegranates (石榴)

Pomegranates are in season in the late summer and fall in Xinjiang.

Peanut sugar (麻糖)

Peanut sugar (麻糖)

Peanut sugar, also known asmatang, is one of the most popular Uygur street foods that you can find pretty much all across the province.

Mutton skewers (烤羊肉串)

Mutton skewers (烤羊肉串)

Mutton skewers are piled up on tables at almost every farmer’s market in Xinjiang.

Banmian (新疆拌面)

Banmian (新疆拌面)

The term banmian (lagman, stirred noodles) is actually quite a confusing name, as it can be used for any type of dry noodle dish in China.

Kebabs (烤肉)

Kebabs (烤肉)

Although not really a standard meal in itself, the famous Xinjiang lamb kebab is an essential part of the cuisine.

Uygur Pilaf (抓饭)

Uygur Pilaf (抓饭)

Coming a close second on the list of must-eat Xingjiang dishes foods is Uygur pilaf.

1 2 >

Copyright©2021 China Daily. All rights reserved.

京ICP备13028878号-6

京公网安京公网安备 11010502032503号