What do you know about Chinese corn grits?

I saw this at my grocery store today. Is it a flint corn? Which Chinese cuisines use it? Common dishes to go with it?

Looks like some medium ground yellow corn grits I was getting from a mill in Tallahassee Fla several years back

Generally it’s used to make congee.

It’s very common in Northern cuisines, think Beijing or Dongbei.


Thanks for that tip about Dongbei - it led me to this discussion on reddit, which gave me the phrase 碴子粥, which led me to the below video of a whole meal I now want to try this winter - I think the grits I saw are a little more finely ground but will probably still work!

Cornbread is definitely a dongbei thing.

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