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Spicy Soup and Rice

Introduction & Highlights

You will have no doubt come across many different soups on your travels, but Hainan's Spicy Soup and Rice, a typical island dish, is something that is sure to reignite your interest.

With a history of more than a century, this was once the dish prepared at home to warm up fishing crews when they arrived back from their time at sea.

It’s stood the test of time and is now a perfect choice to start the day, giving a good dose of taste and energy.

It’s not difficult to find the soup in Haikou, it's available in one the many eateries lining Shui Xiang Kou, for example.

The dish itself is a feast for the senses. It's not only tasty, but is also very eye catching. The colourful, vegetable soup is served alongside some meat, fried eggs, a fried red sausage and chicken rice. You can also enjoy it with kimchi and scallions, adding extra layers of flavour to your tasty early morning menu.

Where to Experience
1. Yao Ji Spicy Rice Soup(姚记辣汤饭)
No.20 Shui Xiang Kou, Meilan District, Haikou(海口市美兰区水巷口20号)
2. Chen Ji Spicy Rice Soup (陈记辣汤饭)
No.28 Shui Xiang Kou, Meilan District, Haikou (海口市美兰区水巷口28号)
3. Fu Ji Spicy Rice Soup (符记汤饭店)

No.16 Yi Long Xi Road, Longhua District, Haikou(海口市龙华区义龙西路16)