The traditional Chinese sausage, lap cheong, is believed to date back 1,500 years. Photo: Alex Chan
The traditional Chinese sausage, lap cheong, is believed to date back 1,500 years. Photo: Alex Chan
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What’s the best way to cook lap cheong? Inside the humble Chinese dried sausage’s centuries-old history, plus recipes and tips from Hong Kong experts

  • Chinese restaurant Yung Kee in Hong Kong, known for its signature roasted goose, used goose liver in sausages in the 1970s instead of the more common duck liver
  • The popular comfort food – easily prepared in a rice cooker – can be paired with vodka or Chinese Mao-tai, and there are even healthy lean Canadian pork versions too

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The traditional Chinese sausage, lap cheong, is believed to date back 1,500 years. Photo: Alex Chan
The traditional Chinese sausage, lap cheong, is believed to date back 1,500 years. Photo: Alex Chan
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