10. Deep Fried Fish Hot Pot炸鱼块火锅
Hot pots are your best friend in Yanghsuo.
They are cheap, huge, and extraordinarily delicious! Though you can get a
choice of meat, I often opted for fish. This pot contained deep fried
meaty chunks of river fish soaked in an awesome chili soup that also
included bean sprouts and cilantro.
11. Thin Sliced Fish Pot鱼片锅
This version of hot pot in Yangshuo included extremely thin strips of
raw fish. Everyone grabbed a strip of fish with their individual
chopsticks, plunged it into the boiling cauldron of soup and in a matter
of seconds it was ready to be drenched in the chili garlic sauce and be
12. Sichuan Style Chili Fish Hotpot四川水煮鱼
There’s not a lot I like better in this world than Sichuan Shuizhuyu – to me it’s the pure form of food generated ecstasy.
While it’s not a dish that is native to Gaungxi Province, luckily a few Sichuan specialities have found their way to Yangshuo!
13. Clay Pot Rice and Toppings煲仔饭
Another Yangshuo Chinese food speciality is rice cooked in a clay pot
and served with a choice of stir fried vegetables and meat. The high
heat of the clay pot gives the rice a slight crunch along the edges!
14. Guilin Noodles (桂林米粉)
One of the local homegrown comfort foods in Guangxi Province and around the Guilin area is Guilin Noodles.
A bowl of these delicious rice noodles loaded with toppings is cheap and
available everywhere. The noodles are famous to eat in Guilin and one
of the more popular Chinese dishes in the region.
15. Steamed Dumplings (Jiaozi 餃子)
Steamed dumplings known as Jiaozi 餃子 are popular throughout Chinese food.
The interiors are filled with a variety of ingredients throughout
Chinese cooking, though these were filled with minced pork and chives.
16. Chinese Pickled Vegetables酸嘢
Around the center of Yangshuo, near the park are a number of street
stalls that set up and serve take-away bags of pickled vegetables. They
are perfectly vinegary and heavy on glorious chilies. I particularly
found the young pungent ginger (pictured) to be incredible!
17. Yangshuo Barbecue阳朔BBQ
Yangshuo barbecue restaurants serve a selection of skewered meats and
vegetables that you self choose and then each stick of food is either
fried or grilled.
I choose a few vegetables, some wonderful eggplant, and a pig’s penis (a little chewy..).
18. Yangshuo Grilled Spicy Tofu阳朔炙烤香辣豆腐
One of the most delicious little snacks on-the-go is Yangshuo’s spicy
tofu pieces. They can be found grilling on the back of bicycles all over
After ordering the vendor sprinkles on cumin, green onions, and a choice of a variety of Chinese pickles.