Chinese hot pot, or 火锅 (hǒu guō), is a meal where diners surround a pot of soup, with various raw ingredients surrounding the pot. Some ingredients include beef, shrimp and rice noodles. There are sometimes even more exotic ingredients like crab sticks! 

As implied by its name, Chinese hot pot is a staple food to eat in the winter. As the northern half of the world is in the middle of winter, the number of hot pot meals is steadily increasing too.

Take this quiz to find out which ingredient you would be in a hot pot. This quiz should boil down your responses into a freshly cooked result!



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Chris Jiang

Chris is a student attending the College of William & Mary studying public policy and public health. He hopes to share the joys of Chinese culture with the rest of the world.