Chinese Pork Dishes Menu

Pork is the Chinese staple meat, and is available all over China, except for Muslim areas. If the menu just says 肉 (rou /roh/ i.e. "meat"), then it will be a pork dish. Pork is considered to be the most versatile meat in China, with a flavor that can be combined successfully with the greatest range of other food types.

See Chinese Common Dishes for other meat dishes and vegetarian dishes.

Pork Dishes

English Chinese Pronunciation Characters
Roast Pork chāshāo Cha-shaoww 叉烧
Red-Fried Pork hóngshāoròu Hong-shaoww-roh 红烧肉
Sweet and Sour Fillet of Pork tángcù lǐjí Tung-tsoo lee-jee 糖醋里脊
Steamed Pork kòuròu Koh-roh 扣肉
Wanshan Trotters wànshān tí Wann-shan tee 万山蹄
Braised Dongpo Pork dōngpō ròu Dong-por roh 东坡肉
Braised Pork with Vermicelli zhūròu dùn fěntiáo Joo-roh dwnn fnn-tyoww 猪肉炖粉条
Shredded Pork with Garlic Sauce yúxiāng ròu sī Yoo-sshyang roh-srr 鱼香肉丝
Pepper Salted Spare Ribs jiāoyán páigǔ Jyaoww-yen peye-goo 椒盐排骨
Shaanxi Chinese Hamburger Shǎnxī ròujiāmó Shan-sshee Roh-jyaa-mor 陕西肉夹馍
Chinese Ham jīnhuá huǒtuǐ Jin-hwaa hwor-tway 金华火腿
Roast Suckling Pig kǎo rǔ zhū Kaoww Roo joo 烤乳猪

Chinese Food Menus

Regional Cuisines

Meat Dishes

Soups, Hotpots, and Snacks

Rice, Wheat, and Vegetarian Dishes

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