Hong Kong is a paradise for food hunters and culinary lovers. The best street food in Hong Kong highlights a mix of food processing methods that come from western countries. The list of food is endless, however, here we have listed down the most delicious and ‘cheap’ street food that you shouldn’t miss while in Hong Kong.
It is known as Bo Lo Bao or pineapple bread. Don’t be fooled by its name as you won’t find any pineapple in this bread. The surface texture of the warm bread coming out of the toaster machine is golden yellow and scaly but crisp making it resemble pineapple skin. As you bite, the taste of butter and sweetness is melted in the mouth.
Lo Mai Gai
A bit hard to pronounce the name of this food. It is a steamed sticky rice mixed with meat and beans wrapped in a lotus leaf. One thing for sure, a bite is enough to get the flavour of this dish.
Soup noodles with shrimp dumplings is one of a common street foods in Hong Kong. Fresh shrimp wrapped in dumpling paper, soft noodles made with home recipes and a traditional bowl of warm gravy. Sip and enjoy until the last spoon.
This one right here is always served on the table side-by-side with dim sum. Made from transparent rice flour that wraps meat, chicken or shrimp according to your choice, then doused with soy sauce after steaming. Its soft and chewy texture makes Cheung Fen become one of the street food in Hong Kong that is always missed by travellers.
Better known as Shrimp Dumpling, the chewy rice edge that wraps the shrimp served on this bamboo dish proves that good food doesn’t require a lot of spice in the making.