Almost every Surinamese knows how to make fried rice, tjauwmin and tjap soi. These are typically Chinese dishes that you will always find in every Chinese restaurant in Suriname. The Chinese cuisine is very popular in Suriname and it is also served among other ethnic groups during festivals, birthdays and events.

As of now there are a lot of Chinese dishes on the menus of some exclusive Chinese restaurants. From soups, rice, noodles, roasted meats or poached fish, morsels, to lobsters and Crabs can all be found in these restaurants.