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Jinshan Fried Sesame Balls

Updated: 2018-02-01


Jinshan Fried Sesame Balls [Photo/www.hainan.gov.cn]

Fried sesame balls are commonly known as "bags of treasure" in Hainan. The fried sesame balls are usually filled with shredded, sweetened coconut or nuts. Jinshan fried balls from Wenchang City have been around for a long time as a traditional Hainan snacks. These popular bite size sesame balls are characterized by fine preparation, ingredients, and crispy filling. Jinshan fried sesame balls are made of sticky rice and fried in peanut oil. 

These filling snacks are often sold at night markets, daytime stalls, and restaurants.