Dim Sum

  • 300 g
  • 200 g
    Ground Pork
  • 100 g
    Shrimp (peeled and deveined)
  • 2 pcs
    Fresh Onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 tbsp
    Soy Sauce
  • 1 tbsp
    Oyster Sauce
  • 1 tsp
    Sesame Oil
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    White Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 cup
    Chicken Broth
  • 1 tbsp
  • 1 tbsp
    Vegetable Oil
  • Dipping sauce of your choice (soy sauce, chili sauce, etc.)
  • 1
    In a large mixing bowl, combine the all-purpose flour with 1 cup of warm water. Knead the dough until smooth and elastic. Cover with a damp cloth and let it rest for 30 minutes.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, prepare the filling. In a bowl, mix together the ground pork, shrimp, spring onions, soy sauce, oyster sauce, sesame oil, salt, white pepper, and sugar. Set aside.
  • 3
    After the dough has rested, roll it out into a long log shape. Cut the dough into small equal-sized pieces.
  • 4
    Take one piece of dough and roll it out into a thin circle. Place a spoonful of the filling in the center of the dough circle.
  • 5
    Fold the dough in half to cover the filling and pinch the edges to seal. Repeat with the remaining dough and filling.
  • 6
    Prepare a steamer by bringing water to a boil. Place the dim sum on a greased steaming tray and steam for 15-20 minutes or until the filling is cooked through.
  • 7
    While the dim sum is steaming, make the dipping sauce by combining the chicken broth, cornstarch, and vegetable oil in a small saucepan. Cook over low heat until thickened.
  • 8
    Once the dim sum is cooked, serve them hot with the dipping sauce on the side.

Step into the vibrant world of Dim Sum, a beloved Chinese culinary tradition that tantalizes taste buds with its array of bite-sized delicacies. Whether you’re a dim sum connoisseur or a curious food lover, this exquisite cuisine promises an unforgettable gastronomic experience.

Originating from the teahouses of Southern China, has evolved into a diverse selection of steamed, fried, and baked dumplings, rolls, and snacks. Each morsel offers a harmonious blend of flavors, textures, and aromas that will transport you to the bustling streets of Hong Kong and Guangzhou.

Dim Sum is a social affair, meant to be shared among friends and family. As bamboo steamers are paraded around the dining hall, filled with an enticing variety of dumplings, it’s a joyous invitation to explore and indulge in the endless delights before you.

Savor the velvety smoothness of steamed shrimp dumplings, the rich flavors of char siu bao (barbecue pork buns), and the delicate crunch of pan-fried potstickers. Delight in the comforting warmth of siu mai, the subtle sweetness of lotus leaf-wrapped sticky rice, and the silky-smooth custard buns that melt in your mouth.

With every bite, you’ll discover a new flavor profile, from savory to sweet, and a medley of ingredients including succulent meats, fresh seafood, crisp vegetables, and fragrant herbs and spices. Each dumpling is a work of culinary art, crafted with meticulous attention to detail by skilled dim sum chefs.

Dim Sum transcends a mere meal; it’s an experience that brings people together, encouraging laughter, conversation, and shared enjoyment of exceptional food. It’s a celebration of culture, tradition, and the joy of communal dining.

So, whether you’re seeking a delightful brunch, a casual lunch, or an evening of culinary exploration, embrace the allure of Dim Sum. Let the steaming baskets, the vibrant flavors, and the lively atmosphere transport you to a world of gastronomic bliss. Indulge in the small bites that create big memories.