Four Can't-miss gourmet street foods in Macao

Source: Xinhua| Published: 2019-12-06

Macao has been designated as a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy in China, after Chengdu and Shunde, in 2017. More and more tourists come to Macao for the tasty cuisines here. Along the Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro, the boiling congee, Jinqianbing (literally "golden biscuits"), egg waffles, and stewed lamb pot will give your taste buds full indulgence.

Boiling congee/Porridge

Ingredients: rice, water, peanuts, seafood, beef, sliced pork, preserved eggs, shallots

The hot boiling congee is a typical breakfast for the locals. You can add seafood, pork or other ingredients to suit your flavor.

Photo taken on Nov. 19, 2019 shows a bowl of boiling congee in south China's Macao. (Xinhua/Cheong Kam Ka)

Staff work at a porridge shop in south China's Macao, Nov. 19, 2019. (Xinhua/Cheong Kam Ka)

Jinqianbing (literally "golden biscuits")

Ingredients: eggs, flour, butter, sugar

The crispy and milky golden biscuit is a popular snack among the locals.

A staff makes "Jinqianbing ", a local pancake, at a snack shop at Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro in south China's Macao, Nov. 18, 2019. (Xinhua/Cheong Kam Ka)

People line up at a snack shop selling "Jinqianbing ", a local pancake, at Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro in south China's Macao, Nov. 18, 2019. (Xinhua/Cheong Kam Ka)

Egg waffles

Ingredients: eggs, flour, sugar, milk

Added with peanut butter or condensed milk, the egg waffle is a typical local snack.

A staff makes egg waffles at a snack shop in south China's Macao, Nov. 20, 2019. (Xinhua/Cheong Kam Ka)

Stewed lamb pot

Ingredients: lamb, dried beancurd sticks, sliced garlic

Stewed lamb pot is a winter special in Macao. Diners enjoy the tender and juicy lamb by gathering around a warm stove in chilly winter.

People taste stewed lamb pot at Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro in south China's Macao, Dec. 3, 2019. (Xinhua/Cheong Kam Ka)

The staff of a snack shop serves stewed lamb pot at Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro in south China's Macao, Dec. 3, 2019. (Xinhua/Cheong Kam Ka)