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How To Make Shu Mai (Chinese Dim Sum)

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A simple to make Shu mai(Chinese dim sum) recipe.
Ingredients
  Ground pork 1 Pound
  Shrimps 1⁄4 Pound, devein (cleaned)
  Wonton wrappers 20
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Ground pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Soya sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Sesame oil 1 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1. In a bowl combine the ground pork, shrimps, salt, sugar, ground pepper, soya sauce, sesame oil and cornstarch, mix everything well.
2. Take the wonton wrapper and fill 1 teaspoon of the filling in the center and bring the edges together and close it continue until all the filling is over.
3. Bring a pot of water to a boil.
4. In the bamboo steamer place a piece of foil in the bottom and place the shu mai inside.
5. Place the steamer over the pot of boiling water and steam the shu mai for 10-15 minutes.

SERVING
6. Serve the shu mai with sweet chill sauce and soya sauce on the side.

Things You Will Need
Bamboo steamer
Foil

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
8
Story
Shu mai is very easy to make.
Subtitle: 
Chinese Dim Sum

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