Ox-tongue pastry

Ox-tongue pastry
An Ox-tongue pastry that is available in congee restaurants in Hong Kong
Alternative names Horse-ear pastry
Type Doughnut
Place of origin Guangdong or Fujian, China
Main ingredients fried dough
Cookbook: Ox-tongue pastry  Media: Ox-tongue pastry
Ox-tongue pastry

Ox-tongue pastry (Chinese: 牛脷酥; Jyutping: ngau4 lei 6 sou1) or horse-ear pastry (Chinese: 马耳; pinyin: mǎěr), also referred to as Chinese Doughnut, is a Chinese pastry that is popular in south China in the provinces of Canton and Fujian. It is a fried dough food that is elliptical in shape and resembles an ox tongue or a horse ear. The pastry texture is chewy, with a soft interior and a crunchy crust. Ox-tongue pastry is lightly sweetened, and eaten as part of breakfast with soy milk. The pastry is made in a similar way as Youtiao, however, sugar is added to the flour.[1]

See also


  1. Johnny Law (2011-01-20). "簡單粥品又一餐". Retrieved 13 August 2012.
  • 曾大平, (2002), 民間小吃製作圖解 (Traditional snacks in China), 萬里機構 ISBN 962-14-2376-7

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