Steam Children with Chili Sauce

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Looks like this one might have to be outlawed:


Elsewhere (e.g., here, but we've encountered it many other times as well), we've seen this identical dish rendered as "Saliva chicken".

kǒushuǐ 口水 ("mouth + water") = "saliva"

liú kǒushuǐ 流口水 ("flow + mouth + water") = "slobber; slaver; salivate; drool; dribble; drivel"

kǒushuǐ jī 口水鸡 ("mouth + water + chicken") = "mouthwatering chicken", i.e., "steamed chicken with chili sauce".


Selected readings

[h.t. Victor Steinbok]



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