Plain Stewed Crab Meat and Pork in the Shape of Lion Head, Zhenjiang
It is also called chopped meat. It is a famous traditional dish of Zhenjiang. Since the dish is not dyed with soy sauce when being cooked, it is called plain stewed. Moreover, as it is large and round in appearance, it is exaggeratedly compared to a lion head. It excels in the way of using knife and in the control of the duration and degree of heat in cooking. It ought to be stewed in a casserole. Putting it on the table when it is hot and taking off the vegetable leaves, which cover the dish like emerald in soup, you will find the meat round like jade embedded in corals with permeating fragrance, which makes your mouth water.