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Diner snaps hilarious rude menu choice in chef's recommended dishes at Chinese restaurant

A Chinese restaurant's inadvertently rude menu translation gave one diner a little more than he bargained for.

The would-be customer stood perusing the menus in various windows before deciding where to eat near Birmingham's Hippodrome earlier this week.

But instead he was left chortling at one particular advertised dish in among the chef's recommendations.

Snapping the translation with his smartphone as evidence, the diner - who sent in the snap to the Birmingham Mail - found the offer of 'Fook kin fried rice' extremely amusing.

BPM Media Chinese restaurant near the Hippodrome in Birmingham
The would-be customer was left chortling at one particular dish among the chef recommendations
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But it turns out the dish, which is a special kind of rice cooked and served with lashings of gravy-style sauce, is a common staple of most Chinese menus.

Typically, the side order is spelt 'Fukien' on menus.

Getty Hong Kong skyline on October 7, 2009
The dish originated in Hong Kong

The dish originates from the Fujian province.

The recipe was invented by Chinese restaurants in Hong Kong, and typically comes served with vegetables, mushrooms and meat.


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