Ingredients: Shaoxing Wine | Shao Hsing | Aged Chinese Rice Wine

Shaoxing Wine (Shao Hsing, Chinese Rice Wine) | Heat in The Kitchen | Chinese Ingredients

Shaoxing Wine | Shao Hsing |Aged Chinese Rice Wine

This drinking and cooking staple originated in the Zhejiang Province of China. It is aged 18 months to 100 years, and the venerable bottles are much prized. Shaoxing is made with millet and yeast as well as rice and water, and has a flavour similar to dry sherry. Avoid Shaoxing Cooking Wine and don’t confuse it with Chinese Rice Wine Vinegar.

Dry sherry can be substituted.


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