Here’s How To Make Hong Kong-Style Cha Chaan Teng Meals At Home (Easy Recipes Included)

Hong Kong Delicacies Right At Home

Hello, foodies! If you have ever been to Hong Kong, you would know that one of the best things to experience would be their local Hong Kong cafe food. Otherwise simply known as – Cha Chaan Teng dishes. Hong Kong food might seem difficult to make but fret not because we have super easy recipes for you to try at home that’ll result in delicious Hong Kong-style delicacies! Check them out!


3 Easy & Delicious Cha Chaan Teng Recipes You Can Make At Home

From buttery and flaky egg tarts to macaroni soup, Hong Kong is no doubt a food paradise for all foodies alike. And, the best part about Hong Kong cuisine is that you can eat Cha Chaan Teng dishes for breakfast, lunch and even dinner! So, here are three simple recipes you can follow to make delicious Hong Kong food favourites right in the comfort of your own home.

Hong Kong Style French Toast

Trust us when we say that if you haven’t had Hong Kong-style French Toast – you haven’t lived! Because this classic Cha Chaan Teng dish is perfect for anyone who loves eating bread (or not)! Eggy bread with a peanut butter and jelly centre, this recipe is from Malaysian chef, Ili Sulaiman and it’s super easy to follow. For the drizzle, you can use condensed milk, maple syrup, or even honey too. Yum! Head to your kitchen now to make this as it is the perfect tea time snack with a cuppa coffee or tea!

Hong Kong Iced Lemon Tea


Aside from Hong Kong milk tea (commonly known as nai cha), another classic go-to drink in Hong Kong would be their Iced Lemon Tea! Here’s how to make this refreshing drink that’ll help you beat the Malaysian heat. All you really need is: tea bags, lemons, honey, and some ice! Another great recipe from Ili Sulaiman, make this for your friends and family today!

Macaroni Soup with Chicken Ham


Walk into any cafe in Hong Kong, and we are certain that you’ll find this dish on the menu. Possibly the most hearty bowl of noodle soup, their Macaroni Soup with Chicken Ham is definitely a must-try dish when in Asia’s world city. Follow this super easy recipe from Ili Sulaiman and you’ll have yourself a delicious bowl of noodle soup in under 30 minutes! Yum!

Join The Cha Chaan Teng Challenge & Stand A Chance To Win Cathay Dragon Flight Tickets!


We miss Hong Kong food and we bet you certainly do too. Well, we have good news for you. Here’s how you can stand a chance to win Cathay Dragon flight tickets to Hong Kong when it is safe to travel again: put on your apron and join the #CCTchallengexKLFoodie cooking challenge! Plus, you can also win some GrabFood gift cards!

How to enter:

  • Recreate celebrity chef Ili Sulaiman’s Cha Chaan Teng dishes
  • Post the most Instagrammable photo of your dish
  • Hashtag #CCTchallengexKLFoodie, #MissYouHK, #DiscoverHongKong, and #MissYouHongKong in your post
  • Participants with the most Instagrammable home-cooked dish will win the contest

Terms and conditions apply:

  • There will be five (5) winners
  • Challenge ends 26 October 2020 at 11:59 pm
  • Winners will be announced on 27 October 2020
  • Other terms and conditions apply

Order Hong Kong Delicacies On GrabFood If You #MissHongKong

We get it, if you #MissHongKong too much, don’t worry because the Hong Kong Tourism Board has partnered with GrabFood to bring you Hong Kong delicacies right to your doorstep. Open your GrabFood app now and start ordering to satisfy all your Hong Kong Cha Chaan Teng food cravings. Never mind that we can’t travel to Hong Kong just yet, but we’ll settle for delicious Hong Kong-style food in the meantime. Do you know someone who loves Hong Kong food? Tag them in the comment section below to try out these super easy recipes and don’t forget to share your food photos with us! Bye for now!

Also read: Top 10 Restaurants In KL To Satisfy Your HK Food Cravings

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