A popular online chef from Chengdu, Sichuan province, in southwest China, has run into controversy with one of his videos in which he is seen killing and preparing a salamander, before turning it into a tasty braised dish. Photo: Wu Congyun

Chinese cooking star kills and chops up rare giant salamander on camera to online fans’ horror

  • His down-to-earth style, dubbed ‘hard-core food’, won chef Wang Gang millions of fans
  • Video of him killing and cooking the endangered amphibian was too much for some
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A popular online chef from Chengdu, Sichuan province, in southwest China, has run into controversy with one of his videos in which he is seen killing and preparing a salamander, before turning it into a tasty braised dish. Photo: Wu Congyun
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