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Filipino Pork Siomai

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Siomai is a traditional Chinese dumpling. This popular dumpling has made its way to the heart of the Filipino’s as evidenced by the hundreds of stalls, eateries, and restaurants who serve them. Traditionally cooked through steaming, siomai nowadays are also served fried complimented with soy sauce and calamansi.
  Ground pork 2 1⁄2 Pound
  Shrimp 1 Cup (16 tbs), minced
  Water chestnuts 2 Cup (32 tbs), minced
  Sesame oil 5 Tablespoon
  Ground black pepper 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Cup (16 tbs), minced
  Carrots 1 Cup (16 tbs), minced
  White mushroom 1 Cup (16 tbs), minced
  Wonton wrapper 12 Ounce (1 Pack)
  Scallions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), minced
  Salt 2 Tablespoon
  Raw egg 1

1. Combine all the ingredients except for the water and wanton wrapper and mix throughly.
2. Wrap the mixed ingredients using the won ton wrapper. (watch the video for easy procedure)
3. Using a steamer, steam the wrapped siomai (shaomai) for 15 to 25 minutes. The time depends on the size of each individual piece (larger size means more time steaming).
4. Serve hot with kikkoman soy sauce and calamansi or lemon dip. Share and enjoy!

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Filipino Steamed Pork Dumplings
This video is in Filipino.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 851 Calories from Fat 491

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 55 g84.2%

Saturated Fat 17.2 g85.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 208.9 mg69.6%

Sodium 2438.4 mg101.6%

Total Carbohydrates 42 g14%

Dietary Fiber 2.7 g10.9%

Sugars 2.6 g

Protein 44 g88.6%

Vitamin A 74.2% Vitamin C 10.9%

Calcium 8.7% Iron 27.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Filipino Pork Siomai Recipe Video, Filipino Steamed Pork Dumplings