Datong haslet soup (Datong Yangza)



Datong haslet soup [Photo/shanxi.gov.cn]

Sheep haslet soup has different names in different areas of Shanxi province, and the methods of cooking are also different.

Datong city's sheep haslet soup is a representative of its kind in northern Shanxi, which features casual cooking and eating. Sheep haslet soup together with various seasonings is usually cooked in a pot.

Sheep haslet soup originally rose to popularity in Huairen county in Datong. Locals used to wash, cook and chop sheep haslet with Chinese prickly-ash, pepper, salt, garlic, scallion and ginger, and put mutton and bean or sweet potato noodles into the soup.