Seafood birdsnest

Seafood birdsnest

Seafood birdsnest is a common Chinese cuisine dish found in Hong Kong, China and most overseas Chinatown restaurants. It is also found within Cantonese cuisine. It is usually classified as a mid to high-end dish depending on the seafood offered.

Basket

The edible nest holding the seafood is made entirely out of fried taro. There are different intricate netting used in the nest making. In all cases, the basket is tough and crunchy.

Fillings

Despite the name there is nothing bird related in this dish. The most common ingredients are scallops, peapods, boneless fish fillet, celery sticks, straw mushrooms, calamari, shrimp. There are no dried ingredients in this dish.

ee also

* Cuisine of Hong Kong


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