Xinping is abundant in local dishes and delicacies. The eating habits of Han People is influenced by those ethnic groups in Huaning county, especially Yi and Dai people. In the county, you can taste many delicious local food, like Mosha Fried field snail, Yaonan ham, Xinping pickled fish and so on.
Flavored stewed salt fish is a traditional special delicacy in fishing villages beside Fuxian Lake and Xingyun Lake. It is cooked by fresh crucian, chub, or Kanglang Fish, mixed with salt water, prickly ash, Ba Guo, paprika, and other seasonings. The taste is pure, fragrant, and delicious. The fish is savory and crisp, which is a delicacy of highest grade.
To cook this dish, use a bamboo section as the pot. It can be used to cook vegetable soup, chicken's soup and pig's feet soup. Before cooking the dish, chop down sections of fresh Dragon bamboo. Then wash them, and put chicken or pig's feet into the bamboo canister. Boil the bamboo on fire after adding some soup. When it is cooked, mix the soup with oil, salt, and gourmet powder. Put the soup in a bowl with chopped green onions and coriander. The meat soup and vegetable soup cooked in a bamboo canister tastes refresh, delicious and fragrant. They have very special flavor.
Stewed fish in a copper pot is cooked in a special copper pot and use the spring in deep fish hole, called "True Water". Put fresh Kanglang Fish (now catfish and grass carp are used more) in the pot. Then add appropriate seasonings. The duration and degree of heating must be well managed. The fish is delicate and tender. Besides, eating it with Mingxing Dipping Water and yam rice, that must be an unforgettable food.
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