Seafood
Dalian is one of the most important aquaculture bases in China and it is rich in seafood, such as fish, shrimp, crab, cowry and algae, etc. Thus, a majority of Dalian dishes use seafood as their main ingredients and learn the cooking experience both at home and abroad and finally develop their own styles.
 
Famous dishes of Dalian: Stewed Shrimp, Steamed Abalone, Steamed Red Porgy, Multicoloured snowflakes scallops, Dalian Shrimp Sauce, Conch Platter, Braised Happy Family of Seafood, Stir-fried Sea Worm, Eight Immortals Crossing the Sea, Pearl Seal, Duck Surrounded by Sea Cucumber, Colorful Shrimp.