originated from the Uyghur and become a popular dish in Chinese Islamic cuisine. The dish has since spread across the rest of the country and become a popular street food.
People uses lamb, mutton, chicken, beef and seafood (Muslims do not eat pork) as materials. Small pieces of meat are skewered and either roasted or deep-fried. Common spices and condiments include cumin, pepper, sesame and sesame oil.
Kebab is said a traditional food of the ancient northern nomadic people. Because kebab is easy to make, it is very popular. In the past, nomadic people were poor; kebab has brought them satiation and helped them through the hard time. Therefore, in the Muslims’ heart, kebab is special and important.