15 Popular Chinese Breakfasts You Should Eat

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We seem to have breakfast with things like eggs, bacon, pancakes, and cereal. That is not a universal fact. Because people’s views on breakfast vary from country to country and from culture to culture.

Are you wondering what the Chinese eat for breakfast? You’re in for a treat if you haven’t thought about it before.

We will explore 15 breakfast dishes that Chinese people usually eat.

I’ll talk about modern and traditional cuisines to bring you the best of both worlds. Prepare!

The first is porridge (稀飯), or rice porridge.

Before evaluating rice for breakfast Remember that rice is not much different from oatmeal or oatmeal when prepared like this.

You can do this by boiling the rice in water until it becomes something like a pudding.

Serve hot and garnish with a sweet or savory mixture depending on your taste. It is extremely filling and cheap.

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Jian Bing (煎饼) is one of the most popular Chinese breakfast dishes.

They are delicious thin cakes that you can make at home for cheap. It consists of four simple parts: crackers, flour, eggs, and sauce.

It only takes about 25 minutes to do. Save time in the morning by making crackers and doughnuts ahead of time.

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Traditional green onion pancakes (蔥油煎餅), simple but delicious.

All you need is flour, salt, water, and green onions/leeks.

You are made of more starch than starch. Therefore, the resulting texture is different from American pancakes.

It’s a good balance between crispy on the outside and soft on the inside.

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Like Renée Zellweger, you made me fried dough.

Youtiao (油条) Easy to cook and even easier to eat.

One downside is how long it takes for the dough to rise. But the taste is definitely worth the wait.

It would be helpful to have a friend who cooks and eats this food.

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Ji Dan Bing (鸡蛋饼) is a famous Chinese street breakfast dish.

It is a type of pancake made from thin dough.

You throw the dough into the oil pan and crack an egg on top.

Flip it over, cook the egg side, and add your sauce. Have lettuce for balance and good going.

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You’ll love the Chinese Porridge with Pork and Duck Eggs.

Very rich and decadent Saliva just thinking about it makes my mouth water.

This formula is more suitable. So you will need to prepare it on weekend mornings.

Youtiao also goes well with this porridge.

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These egg dumplings are not standard Chinese dumplings. But there couldn’t be a better word. I love them all equally.

It’s like a small omelette with vegetables and noodles. It’s easy to prepare and will fill you up.

My favorite way to eat it is to top the rice with cheese and sour cream.

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Ban Fan (拌饭) is a place for leftover rice.

It’s delicious and super easy to assemble. You will feel like a professional chef with little effort.

You put the seasoning in a bowl and pour hot oil on top. Add rice and eggs, mix well and eat.

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These Chinese donut sticks look like churros without the cinnamon.

They are a popular choice for breakfast in China because they are easy to carry and go well with many other dishes. Sticks are light but firm and spongy yet crunchy.

These are very difficult to do. But worth the wait

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Fan Tuan (/饭团) put a donut stick on top.

You arrange sticky rice with donuts and vegetables. The end result is something like a breakfast burrito or a giant sushi roll.

The taste and texture are unbelievable. Every bite is a sacred experience. You can also make all kinds of stuffing.

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I had never heard of steamed eggs before trying the Chinese Steamed Eggs. It’s great.

by gently steaming your eggs will be softer.

You can steam eggs with water to get the most authentic egg taste. Or steam with chicken broth for a rich umami flavor.

Add soy sauce sent on top.

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These egg and spring onion crepes are very similar to spring onion pancakes. The difference is in the texture.

Crepes are made from flour while pancakes are made from flour.

both are delicious So you can always do both at the same time. I like to apply sour cream.

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Xiao Mian (重庆小面), also known as Chongqing noodles, is the spiciest breakfast dish on this list.

You’ll have chewy noodles in a fragrant broth, spicy beef (seasoned with chili peppers), blanched vegetables, and sweet bean sauce, all in one bowl.

It’s pretty good if you can get all the heat.

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Exploring all these Chinese breakfasts opened my mind to the possibilities of what I could eat for breakfast.

I love Sheng Jianbao (/生煎包)

Wheat flour wrapped with pork and spices then dried It’s like a warm embrace wrapped in bread.

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Chinese tea eggs are the perfect breakfast on this list. They are simple and reliable.

Their name is a bonus to the preparation process, when you marinate soft-boiled eggs or hard-boiled eggs in tea.

Soak the eggs for 12-24 hours to give them a nice marbled color. It’s easy to make breakfast a week in advance.

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Try these Chinese breakfasts to start your day. And check out some other classic Chinese dishes while you’re there!

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