Meaning of siu mei in English:

siu mei

Pronunciation /ʃuː ˈmeɪ/

noun

mass noun
  • (in Cantonese cuisine) a dish of marinated meat roasted on a spit.

    • ‘siu mei is a particular specialty of Guangzhou’

Origin

Chinese (Cantonese) sīu-meih, from sīu ‘cook, roast’ + meih ‘flavour, food’.