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Fried Siomai

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Deep Fried Siomai or Fried Wonton rose-up from being an underdog to one of the favorite food of the masses. Thanks to the marketing genius of my favorite Siomai house. Back in the days, Fried Siomai is not as popular as the steamed variety. You cannot buy the fried varieties from most Chinese restaurants and fast food kiosks unless requested. I think that the marketing strategy helped a lot in making the fried version popular; it has something to do with localization. The product, which is Fried Siomai, is packaged in such a way that the local population will understand and need. This widens the market of the product and increases the chance for it to get sold.
  Ground pork 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Wonton wrapper 12 Ounce (1 Pack)
  Carrots 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), minced
  Jicama 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), minced
  Ground black pepper 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Green onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), minced
  Sesame oil 3 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Medium, minced
  Shrimp 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), minced
  Raw egg 1
  Cooking oil 4 Cup (64 tbs)

1. Combine all the ingredients except for the wanton wrapper and oil.
2. Mix the ingredients thoroughly. Use a stand mixer, if possible.
3. Wrap the mixture in wonton wrapper (see video for procedure). Set aside.
4. Heat a cooking pot and pour-in cooking oil.
5. Deep fry the wrapped wontons in medium heat for 5 to 7 minutes or until the color of the wrapper turns golden brown.
6. Remove from the cooking pot and transfer to a plate lined with paper towels.
7. Serve with chili, Asian Dipping Sauce, and rice.
8. Share and enjoy!
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Recipe Summary

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Filipino Chinese
Deep Fried
High Protein, Low Sugar
This video is in Filipino.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1561 Calories from Fat 1345

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 152 g233.4%

Saturated Fat 25.8 g129.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 109.8 mg36.6%

Sodium 812.4 mg33.9%

Total Carbohydrates 30 g10.1%

Dietary Fiber 2.6 g10.3%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 22 g44.9%

Vitamin A 45.1% Vitamin C 13.3%

Calcium 6.1% Iron 17.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Fried Siomai Recipe Video