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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
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Steamed
Dish: 
Dumpling
Ingredient: 
Ground Pork
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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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 263 Calories from Fat 130

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g22.3%

Saturated Fat 4.8 g24.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.3 mg21.4%

Sodium 526 mg21.9%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.8%

Dietary Fiber 0.61 g2.4%

Sugars 0.7 g

Protein 15 g29.6%

Vitamin A 0.7% Vitamin C 1.4%

Calcium 2.9% Iron 10.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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