How to Make Shu Mai (Chinese Dim Sum) Recipe Video

A simple to make Shu mai(Chinese dim sum) recipe.


Preparation Time25 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings8
DishMain Ingredient
Interest GroupHealthy,

Recipe Story

Shu mai is very easy to make.


 Ground pork1 Pound
 Shrimps1⁄4 Pound, devein (cleaned)
 Wonton wrappers20
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Sugar1 Teaspoon
 Ground pepper1 Teaspoon
 Soya sauce1 Tablespoon
 Sesame oil1 Tablespoon
 Cornstarch2 Tablespoon

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 mg

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

Things You Will Need

Bamboo steamer


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.

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


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tanya3286 says :

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Posted on: 3 October 2009 - 12:06pm