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Siu Mai - Pork And Shrimp Dumplings ( Dim Sum )

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Ingredients
  Wonton wrappers 14 Large
  Pork 100 Gram
  Chinese mushrooms 2 Large
  Ginger slices 2 Small
  Green onion 1 Large
  Peas 14 Small
  Shrimp 180 Gram
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon (pork marinade)
  Pepper 1 Pinch (pork marinade)
  Chicken essence 1 Teaspoon (pork marinade)
  Cornstarch 1 Teaspoon (pork marinade)
  Shaoxing wine 2 Teaspoon (pork marinade)
  Light soy sauce 1 Teaspoon (pork marinade)
  Water 3 Teaspoon (pork marinade)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon (shrimp marinade)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Clean and devein the shrimp. Clean the pork.
2) Mix the pork with all the marinade ingredients. Cover and put in the fridge for an hour.
3) Mix the shrimp with 1/2 teaspoon salt. Cover and put in the fridge for an hour.

MAKING
4) Remove the pork and shrimp from the marinade and clean.
5) Chop the pork and shrimp together until well mixed.
6) Add ginger, peas, mushrooms and onion. Mix well.
7) Work with one siu mai at a time. Take a wonton wrapper and place about 1 teaspoon of filling in the middle. Wrap. Repeat till all the dumplings are done.
8) Prepare a bamboo steamer with some parchment paper or foil.
9) Place the wrapped dumplings on top and steam over high heat for about 10-15 minutes.

SERVING
10) Serve hot. These will be perfect with some sweet chilli sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Steamed
Dish: 
Dumpling
Language: 
mandarin

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