Beef balls and spring rolls in tomato soup Photo: Nam Kee

With over three decades of history and a loyal following, Hong Kong’s Nam Kee has now launched a game-changing initiative, offering the city’s first-ever hotpot takeaway through Uber Eats.

The company is hoping to attract custom from Hong Kong families who want to enjoy Nam Kee’s signature hotpots on cold winter nights in the comfort of their own homes.

To help recreate the hotpot experience, the takeaway packaging is designed to ensure the quality of the food delivered. Customers can choose from a tomato, pork broth or spicy soup base, while takeaway hotpot ingredients include fish dumplings, spring rolls with fatty beef slices, and their classic meatballs. Hotpot portions can also be adjusted, with a smaller portion suitable for 2-3 persons and the bigger portion for 3-4 persons.

Also on offer are other Nam Kee specialties such as its legendary stir-fried rice, crispy spring rolls with fatty beef slices, and stir-fried lettuce.

Stir-fry rice Photo: Nam Kee

Most people who are familiar with Nam Kee will know that crispy spring rolls are among their signature dishes. According to Nam Kee, they are inspired by traditional Hakka tofu sheet rolls. Last year, Nam Kee sold more than 14 million spring rolls, with some 55,000 of them sold and delivered via Uber Eats alone.

This is how they make the spring rolls with fatty beef slices and lettuce: put ginger slices and garlic into the wok, then add in fatty beef slices and diced spring rolls. Add in lettuce and oyster sauce together with corn starch and water. Stir fry until it is ready.

Spring rolls with fatty beef slices and lettuce Photo: Nam Kee

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