Donkey Burger

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Donkey Burger

Alternative names 驴肉火烧
Pinyin Lǘ ròu huǒshāo
Type Crispy and soft
Course Snack
Place of origin Hebei, China
Region or state Hebei
Other N/A


Donkey Burger is an extremely popular traditional snack in North China, originating from Baoding City, Cangzhou City and Dacheng County, Langfang City, Hebei Province.

Donkey Burger is widely spread in the central plain of Hebei.

After the marinated donkey meat was added to the crispy fire-roast with the old soup, Donkey Burger has been developed and promoted, and finally became famous in the north and south of China.


Pinyin: Lǘ ròu huǒshāo

中文: 驴肉火烧


The most intuitive difference between the Donkey Burger in Hefei and the Donkey Burger in Baoding is that the Donkey Burger in Baoding is round, while the Donkey Burger in Hefei is rectangular.

Time of Invention

According to historical records, the Donkey Burger originated from the Ming Dynasty (1400 AD).


Donkey meat is first stewed in a high fire and then in a warm fire, with nearly 20 kinds of seasonings, with long cooking time, thorough cooking, fresh color and tender, meat fragrant but not woody, long fragrance, crispy and soft. The medical book states that donkey meat is a tonic for blood, qi and deficiency. It can be seen that donkey meat is not only delicious, but also has health care functions.


Donkey meat is not suitable for pregnant women, people with a cold spleen and stomach, chronic intestinal inflammation and diarrhea.