Located in the southwest of China, Guizhou has its unique food culture and diverse ethnic customs. Today, I’ll talk about the most 15 typical foods in Guizhou. If you take a tour to Guizhou, please don’t forget to try them.
Changwang Noodles is a famous traditional noodles in Guizhou. It is famous for its color, fragrance and taste. It has the flavor and taste of tender pig blood, crispy noodle, as well as spicy and tasty.
Siwawa is a popular snack throughout Guizhou. The wrapper is made from rice flour which is thin as paper but as big as a palm. Then people use the wrapper to entangle the radish, Houttuniya, kelp, fried soy beans, crispy whistle, paste pepper and so on.
Lover’s Tofu is one of the most famous traditional snacks in Guizhou Guiyang, originating in the period of the War of Resistance Against Japan.
Huaxi Beef Rice Noodles
Huaxi beef Rice Noodles is a special snack in Guizhou. The main raw materials are beef, sour lotus, white and so on. The soup is made from a variety of precious Chinese herbal.
Lei’s Bean Curd Balls
Lei’s Bean Curd Balls is a special snack in Guiyang. It was invented in Tongzhi Period of the Qing Dynasty.
Xingyi Sanhe Soup
Xingyi Sanhe Soup is a famous snack in southwestern Guizhou. The main raw materials are glutinous rice and green beans.
Zhenfeng Glutinous Rice Meal
The glutinous rice is a well-known local snack that was famous in the Jiaqing period of the Qing Dynasty. The main raw materials are the finest glutinous rice and the selected lean meat.
It originated from surrounding areas in Sichuan, Yunnan, Guizhou, Chongqing. It is a folk dish with strong local characteristics in southwestern of China.
Sour Fish Soup
It is a traditional dish of the Miao nationality in Guizhou. It is slightly sour, fragrant, refreshing. It is one of the masterpieces of Guizhou dishes.
Zhijin Buckwheat Jelly
Zhijin Buckwheat Jelly is a traditional snack that Zhijin people love. It is famous for its “spicy and refreshing taste, promoting the secretion of saliva and quenching thirst, and cool to reduce pathogenic fire”. This snack is divided into inner layer and outer layer. The outer layer is harder and darker and the inside layer is very smooth.
Chiken with Chilies
Chiken with Chilies is a classic traditional dish in the Sichuan- Chongqing area. It is usually made from whole chicken, with onion, dried chili, pepper, salt, pepper, monosodium glutamate and other materials. It is rich in nutrients and delicious.
Griddle Cooked Chicken with Pepper
The Griddle should be traced back to the eating habits of the villagers in Guizhou. Miaojia Griddle Cooked Chicken with Pepper is a dish that the Miao people serve guests. This dish is one of the best local cuisine with bright color, thick juice, tender and crisp meat, and the spicy taste.
Zunyi Mutton Rice Noodles
Zunyi Mutton Rice Noodles is a delicious local snack with a history of more than 300 years. The soup was made of fresh mutton.
Steamed Pork Ribs with Straw
When a Ju Ren went to the capital to take the exam, the family will prepare pork ribs, praying for “being promoted to a higher position or rank.” Once a Ju Ren stayed in the hotel, the owner mistakenly steamed the pork ribs with straw. But the taste is unique. The Ju Ren opened his mind during the exam after he ate this dish. From then on, every time the students have their exams, the family will prepare this dish to pray for a good result.
The Laoguo is a famous dish in Guizhou. The most famous Laoguo is Shuicheng Laoguo with a history of over 300 years, dating back Qing Danasty.
In fact, apart from the above food, the food of Miao ethnic group in Guizhou is a distinct part of Guizhou food. If you take a tour to Guizhou, you might as well to experience the distinct culture of Miao ethnic group.