The most popular Hot Pot in Asia
Hot Pot or also called as steamboat refers to the varieties of stew, consisting of a simmering pot at the center of the dining table. While the pot is kept simmering, raw ingredients are placed into the pot till well. Then customers usually enjoy hot soup as well as these well-cooked ingredients in winter time.
Tom Yum Thai Hot Pot
If you like spicy, you cannot ignore the Thai Hot Pot, which has long been attractive in so many countries.
Thai Hot Pot soup base is made from steaming bone for hours. Then other ingredients include seafood such as squid, clams, shrimp and beef, tomatoes, lemongrass, vegetables are added also to the Hot Pot.
Thai hot pot is very attractive for spicy lovers
There are certain ingredients, making the soul of Thai Hot Pot are kaffir lime leaves, Thai lemon juice and also coconut. You therefore the taste will be spicy, salty, and sweet blended with eye-catching red color of chili. Because of the harmonized mix of tastes, Thai hotpot ranked number 8 in 50 delicious and popular dishes in the world by CNN poll.
Kimchi Hot Pot Korea
South Korea has very cold winters, so Hot Pot in this country is quite diverse and is commonly preferred.
There are many types of Hot Pot, which are prepared with many ingredients and spices. But many tourists are very interested in the Hot Pot with kimchi soup base, bringing them an appealing sour and spicy flavor. You will probably feel stronger taste, spicy with a combination of ingredients such as kimchi, mushrooms, fresh tofu, and bacon.Kimchi Hot Pot is usually served with white rice, and many side dishes.
Kimchi brings a stronger taste than any of other Hot Pot - Photo: bepgiadinh
Japanese Hot Pot
Shabu shabu is one of the signature dishes in Japan, featuring thinly sliced beef boiled in water.
The art of food presentation in Japan - Photo: hotpotstory
This dish is not only attracted by the natural sweet taste, but also thinly sliced beef and also some other ingredients such as pork, crab, chicken, lamb, duck, or lobster. Then this soup base is served with sliced vegetables like cabbage, chrysanthemum leaves, seaweed, onion, carrots, mushrooms and tasty sauces. It is also eaten with udon, mochi or noodles. When eating Shabu Shabu, you will feel only the sweetness, not sour or spicy.
Chinese Hot Pot
China is famous for a lot of unique Hot Pot, fromChongqing Hot Pot, Guangdong Hot Pot,and Sichuan Hot Pot ... Each of them has a distinct flavor, often included meat and vegetables dipped in soup.
A spicy Chongqing Hot Pot - Photo: Guu
Chongqing Hot Pot is most common in the Southwest, having the broth made from chicken bones or cow bone. The Chongqing has a very spicy broth, oil and chili sauce sesame oil, vinegar, and soy sauce are also included.
Guangdong Hot Pot is processed according to different types, the broth is made from congee soup and puree green pea. It is served with seafood, chicken, beef and vegetables.