Simple Chinese Snack?!

Question: Simple Chinese Snack?
I would like to bring simple and inexpensive chinese snack to school for a project we are doing. I am chinese myself, but I can't think of anything! It would be better if it was room, temperature. I hope that there are a lot of chinese/american people on here. o.o


Here's 2 easy traditional Chinese snack idea:

Tea Eggs

1 dozen eggs
1 C. soy sauce
1/2 C. tea leaves
1-2 whole star anise (if you can find it or have it)
1 C. warm water

1. Boil up your eggs, basically making hard boiled eggs. Drain & set them aside to cool slightly.
2. In a large sauce pan, combine the soy sauce, water, tea leaves and star anise (if you have it).
3.Take the eggs and crack them slightly leaving them in the shell. Set them into the saucepan and coat tall of them with the soy sauce/tea leaf mixture. Leave the eggs to marinate for about 3 hrs. at room temp.
4.When ready to eat, remove the eggs & blot them on a paper towel. When you remove the shell the eggs will look like alabaster and will have absorbed the flavors of the soy sauce & tea. Peel, eat and enjoy.

Steamed Sponge Cake

1 C. flour
1 C. sugar
4 eggs

In a large bowl, beat the eggs. Whisk in the sugar and then the flour until the batter is smooth. Pour the batter into a baking dish and steam for about 20 min. or until done.

I'm a personal chef.

Hi: You could try pan-fried dumplings. You can usually find them in the freezer section of the supermarket. They usually have pork filling, but if you can find chicken that would be good too (esp if there are folks in your class that can't eat pork) Follow the directions on the bag to prepare them and keep them in the fridge. See if your school will nuke them for you in their kitchen and serve with sweet sauce or soy sauce. You could also try getting a bag full of rice crackers, again usually in the supermarket. Lychees can be ordered on Amazon if you like those.


Try this one:…

I haven't found the details on exact preparation methods but I think it's very easy. Will update again once I have the recipe.

Cold Noodles with Sesame Sauce
Fortune Cookies
Almond Cookies
Canned Lychee Nuts
or go to a chinese bakery and purchase some more exotic chinese cakes or candy.

There are a number of good ones here:

麻花 I don't know the English name.

what about chinese buns with the aged tofu to spread on them? I love those things....or seasoned dried seaweed, shrimp crackers, fried crispy tofu with soya and green onion sauce to dip in (toothpicks can make it an easy appetizer). I'm not sure of canned lychee nuts either...but maybe they mean the canned lychee that you can buy here in the u.s. (since you can't get the fruit fresh)? You know, I found that american kids love the gummy candies, the green grape ones especially (and lychee flavored too).

Think more in terms of tastes they're not familiar with, and maybe go from there. Sitting around the house to snack on, we generally have kimchee (korean I know, but we eat it here and in China like it's going out of style), chinese buns, chinese beef jerky, waxberry candy, and pickled garlic.

Edit: I forgot about those!!! Below me is talking about the hard cruellers. You can buy those in the package in the u.s. and canada. For that matter you might even be able to pick up the breakfast cruellers if you go early enough and take in some soy milk to dip it in (or the yogurt drink....which I prefer instead).

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