Cantonese seafood soup

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Cantonese seafood soup
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TypeSoup
Place of originChina
Region or stateGuangdong
Main ingredientsseafood
Cantonese seafood soup
Chinese海皇羹
Literal meaningsea emperor thick soup

Cantonese seafood soup is one of the main seafood soups within Cantonese cuisine. It is commonly found in Hong Kong, and is also available in Chinatowns in other nations. The soup is usually considered midrange to high-end in price depending on the ingredients.

Description[edit]

The soup is generally thick with a very smooth texture. It is usually whitish in color and a little transparent. While the English name is "soup", it is regarded as "gung" (羹) in the Chinese cuisine.

Variety[edit]

  • Plain Cantonese seafood soup (海皇羹)
  • Hundred flower Cantonese seafood soup (百花 . 海皇羹)
  • Bamboo fungus Cantonese seafood soup (竹笙. 海皇羹)
  • Crab meat Cantonese seafood soup (蟹肉 . 海皇羹)

See also[edit]