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10 Street Snacks Most Favored by Chongqing People in Winter

Time, places, or temperature will never stop any food lover from treating themselves with delicious snacks. Hungry for something to delight the stomach, they will journey forth regardless of the hardships.

Of course, in winter, they will not stop hunting for food, because the coldness will better stimulate their appetite. This winter, street snacks have never failed to appeal to foodies in Chongqing.

Roast sweet potatoes

Roast sweet potatoes

The roast sweet potato will flash into many foodie’s minds at the mere mention of must-try snacks. The sweetish sweet potatoes will be roasted hot, so people usually hold them as hand warmers and enjoy them several minutes later. What a powerful catalyst for happiness!

Stir-fried chestnuts with sugar

Stir-fried chestnuts with sugar

As another popular street snack, stir-fried chestnuts with sugar can be compared favorably with roast sweet potatoes. You are well-advised to select the traditional peddlers riding a tricycle with a big pot. They usually peddle along a street while stir-frying chestnuts. The inviting and pleasant smell will reach far.

Youcha (sweetened gruel)

Youcha (sweetened gruel)

In every winter morning with a bitterly-cold wind, nutritious breakfast will be a must for foodies to be energetic again. Then, the spicy and delicious youcha will be an optimal choice. Having a bowl of youcha, you will feel satisfied from the mouth to the stomach.

Pan-fried diced potatoes with crust

Pan-fried diced potatoes with crust

Pan-fried diced potatoes with crust match well with oil chili, pepper, sesame, and minced mustard. The crispy skin and soft and tender mouthfeel have underpinned its unchallenged position among street snacks. Well, with some Chinese parsley, it will be more freshly delicious.

Oden

Oden

Oden is always at the most eye-catching place in almost all convenience stores. Although less delicious than the spicy hot pot, it will still warm your body and heart in chilly winter.

Roast sausage

Roast sausage

In winter, few people can resist the temptation from roast sausages, which are inviting and mouthwatering.

Sweet soup balls

Sweet soup balls

Another choice snack in winter is delicious soup balls. Biting the soft and sticky skin, you will have the oily-sweet filling flow into the mouth and satisfy the mind.

Shredded cake

Shredded cake

There are so many choices to be rolled in the crispy and delicious skin, like egg, lettuce, ham sausage, tenderloin, etc.

Tanghulu (bamboo-skewered fruits covered in hard candy)

Tanghulu (bamboo-skewered fruits covered in hard candy)

Undoubtedly, sweetish and pleasantly-sour tanghulu is the favorite for many people in their childhood, and some grown-ups will still not hesitate to have a try.

Fried chicken breast

Fried chicken breast

Passers-by are often attracted by the inviting smell from stores offering fried chicken breasts. Biting into a face-sized fried chicken breast, you will delight with the taste of perfectly crispy chicken.

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