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13 INGREDIENTS11 STEPS40MIN

Siu Mai (Shao Mai) with Sticky Rice

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Siu mai (Shao Mai, Shu Mai) also known as steamed dumplings is a typical Chinese dim sum dish.

40MIN

Total Cooking Time

13

Ingredients
China Sichuan Food
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Ingredients
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Servings:
12
Serves 12
1 1/2 cups
Glutinous Rice
48
Dumpling Wrappers
1 cup
Pork , minced
1 pinch
1 tsp
Fresh Ginger , chopped
1/2 Tbsp
8
Dried Shiitake Mushrooms
2 Tbsp
Oil
1/2 cup
Water
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Directions

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Step 1
Soak the Glutinous Rice (1 1/2 cups) with clean water at least for 24 hours. Move out and drain. Transfer the rice to a plate and flatten.
Step 2
Heat up water in wok, steam the rice for around 15 minutes until the rice is almost transparent.
Step 3
Soak the Dried Shiitake Mushrooms (8) with hot water for 2-3 minutes. Transfer the shiitake mushroom out and re-soak with hot water. Discard the first soaking water and strain the second soaking water for later filling.
Step 4
Remove the mushroom roots and cut into dices. Cut the Carrot (1/2) into dices too.
Step 5
Mix the Pork (1 cup) with Fresh Ginger (1 tsp) , Light Soy Sauce (1 Tbsp) , and Corn Starch (1/2 Tbsp) .
Step 6
Heat up cooking Oil (2 Tbsp) on wok or pan, add the marinated minced pork in to stir-fry until the color changes and then put carrots and mushrooms to fry until soft.
Step 7
Add Salt (1 pinch) , Dark Soy Sauce (1 Tbsp) , Granulated Sugar (1 tsp) , liquid for soaking mushrooms and Water (1/2 cup) . Stir continually.
Step 8
Add the steamed rice and heat until the sauce is almost absorbed.
Step 9
Assemble siu mai with round Dumpling Wrappers (48) .
Step 10
Steam siu mai over high fire for 20-25 minutes.
Step 11
Serve hot. Enjoy!

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