Yin yang fried rice

Yin yang fried rice or Yuan Yang Fried Rice (鴛鴦炒飯) is a rice dish from Hong Kong.[1]

The name "Yuan Yang", which refers to mandarin ducks, is a symbol of conjugal love in Chinese culture, as the birds usually appear in pairs and the male and female look very different.[2] This same connotation of a "pair" of two unlike items is used to name this rice. Due to the meaning of love, this dish is often appeared in the wedding dinner.

See also


  1. "久違港式古祖炒飯 (Chinese)". AD Internet Limited. Retrieved 24 August 2016.
  2. "Yuanyang exhibition showcases the contemporary ceramic art" (Press release). Leisure and Cultural Services Department. 2003-02-11.
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