After the soup and the sauces comes the question to know what to eat. In other words, which ingredients for a chinese hot pot ?
Here is a list of ingredients you can throw into your soup. Choose according to your taste ! If you want to have a precise recipe, have a look on this post.
These are ingredients which will give an authentic aspect to you hot pot. You can order ingredients online or buy them in asian grocery.
Specially Asian style. Just cut it in slices and add it to the hot pot. It will get the taste of the soup.
Easy to find in supermarkets and suitable for any kind of hot pot soup.
Large leaves will shrink and acquire the taste of the soup, a must eat in China!
Small white and firm slices. Let them boil till they have softened enough.
Chinese wheat noodles
Mostly eaten in the North, they are close to some Italian noodles.
A classic ingredient in the south of China, white or transparent, they exist under many types.
Maybe hard to find outside China, but if you get them, with meat, vegetables or shrimp, try them. Dumplings in hot pot is typical from Beijing.
Le choix est un peu limité dans nos supermarchés. Il existe d’autres sortes de champignons conservés sous forme séchée qui nous viennent notamment en Chine. Il en possible d’en commander en ligne.
The choice is a bit limited in our supermarkets. Meanwhile, other types of mushrooms are preserved under their dried form and directly come from China.
White button mushrooms
Chinese people traditionally eat many green vegetables. Chinese cabbage or spinach can be easily found outside China.
All possible and thinkable kinds of meat can be added in a chinese hot pot. No offal on this list but chinese people eat them a lot especially in hot pot.