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Tengchong Food

Tengchong snack dishes taste pure, fine cooking, pay attention to color, flavor and type of all, pay attention to the taste of the variety, many of Dian Wei Ming Yao are out of this, so the customer can like or vice versa. The early eighties to a "DAIJUJIA" Kunming, Tengchong renowned snack dishes, but also has won the diners welcome.

Tengchong Food


Dajiujia ( means to come to the emperor's rescue) is one of the most famous local flavors of Tengchong Yunnan, one of fried Erkuai. The way of cooking it is that: cut erkuai into pieces, add ham, egg, meat, carrot and tomato, deep-fry them in the pot to well-done. It's said that when Yongli emperor of the Ming dynasty went into exile to Tengchong, he was miserable from hunger. A kind farmer cooked a big plate of erkuai for him.At that moment, Yongli emperor couldn't believe that there was so delicious food existing in the world. The aftertaste lingering on him, he sigh with deep emotion "it rescued me!" So Dajiujia became aother name for Tengchong erkuai and sliced erkuai, whose fame got around fast.

Recommended Restaurants:Dajiujia is too common a dish in Tengchong so you can easily find it in each restaurant. Restaurants’ recommendation such as Qiaoxiangzhai, Yingwai home restaurant, Heshu Renjia, Jiangsao, Liuji, Tengchong Renjia etc.


Tengchong Ersi(腾冲饵丝)

Tengchong Ersi is made of a special local rice named “Jiangmi”, which has nearly 400 years’ history. It’s one kind of quickserved snacks universally loved both by locals or tourists abroad.There’re two cooking methods: to boil and to stir-fry. For boiling, fresh meat, meatballs, ham is added and mix with Ersi, in different soup based on different taste. For stir-frying, that is the method of Dajiujia mentioned above.

Recommended restaurant: The first restaurant of the lane beside Bailian supermarket.

Tengchong Ersi Tengchong Ersi

Guozi(dish in earthen pot)(锅子)

If you went to a local night snacks market, you would get eyeful sight of Chinese “Guozi”, which is in fact dishes served in a earthen pot. Sauced vegetables are firstly put in the bottom, followed with crisp meet, bamboo shoots and pigskin etc. in turn. Finally put some omelettes and chopped green onion on the top as decoration.

Recommended restaurant: You can easily find restanrant of Guozi both in the new and old night markets.

Tengchong Guozi


Tounao belongs to nourished medicinal cuisine. The syrup contains three fatty pieces of mutton, a lotus root and a Chinese yam boiled in a bowl of flour paste. While eating it , throw some Chinese chives on it. Shaanxi Tounao has already been famous for a long time while Tengchong Tounano in Yunnan has just appeared.Every Second day of January ion lunar calendar in Heshun, sons-in-law go and give greetings to parents-in-law at their homes, mothers-in-law will make a bowl of Tounao for them, which means having a beginning and an end in a year, clear, auspicious and a happy life. Tounao looks good and tastes fresh and sticky, which can build one's body well.

Tengchong Tounao

Tengchong preserved fruits(腾冲果脯)

Tengchong preserved fruits take fruits of sub-tropical and temperate zone as their main materials, of which assorted preserved papaya candy, licorice mango and preserves are famous. Tengchong preserved fruits choose fresh plum, mango, hawthorn, papaya and red bayberry as material, adapt scientific formula and produce more than 30 kinds preserves of Beijing and Guangdong flavors, i.e. licorice mango, preserved plum, lemon plum, appetizing hawthorn, sliced hawthorn, honey papaya etc. you may find every kind of preserves made from fruits of sub-tropical and temperate zones and each has its own feature.

Xiacun Bean Flour(下村豆粉)

Xiacun Bean Flour – Use the traditional millstone to make it.Taste very good and soft.The source have soy、Chili oil、Rice vinegar with all these source.Don’t you want taste this delicious Snack?

Tengchong Xiacun Bean Flour

Xiacun Bean Noodles(下村豆米线)

The genuine Xiacun bean noodles are made of soya milk made of peas, which is called "Chengjiang bean noodles". The features of it are that: bright-colored, chewy, tender and fresh. Especially the bean noodles made by factories like "Tuozi bean noodles", "Dongjiaque" and "yizhuomao" are so slender that they can wind around the chop-sticks and their quality and cutting skills become salutary tales around the people of the same trade. Xiacun bean noodles use choice seasonings: red chili oil, white sesame oil, yellow Chinese prickly ash oil, green coriander, milky-white mashed garlic, black soybean sauce and brown vinegar... it's so colorful and the smell will strike diners' nostrils.

Hetu Dashao(合图大烧)

Eaten together with Xiachun bean noodles and another Baoshan traditional dish—Hetu Dashao, it will be much more wonderful. Dashao, or "toast pig", has always been a big dish for feast in Baoshan, of which the toast pigs made by people in Hetu village are especially famous.The way of making it is complicated: kill the mature pig and wash it clean, then seal the cut. Mix sesame oil, honey, soybean sauce and many kinds of aromatic spices together to make the seasoning and apply the seasoning on the pig, then toast it on the charcoal fire. While toasting it, keep on applying seasoning on it until it's well-done. Dashao is crispy outside and tender inside. The skin looks golden and bright and tastes crispy, while the meat tastes fresh and sweet. Its color, aroma and taste are incomparable than those same food cooked with other methods.

Sa Pie(撒撇)

“Sa Pie”-Rice noodle with piece of meat and piece of vegetable,The most important thing is the source.the source,Bitterbeef intestine soup and chili will make this dish so feel special.This dish actully come from Dai Ethnic Group.and You can find most restaurant in Tengchong.

Tengchong Sapie

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