|Place of origin||Hong Kong, China|
|Region or state||Cantonese-speaking region|
|Main ingredients||fried taro or noodles, scallops, peapods, boneless fish fillet, celery sticks, straw mushrooms, calamari, shrimp|
|Jyutping||hoi2 sin1 zoek3 caau4|
|Hanyu Pinyin||hǎi xiān qiǎo cháo|
|Literal meaning||Seafood birds nest|
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.
Despite the name there is nothing bird-related in this dish, nor are there any dried ingredients. The most common ingredients are scallops, peapods, boneless fish fillet, celery sticks, straw mushrooms, calamari, shrimp.