How to cook Pork Siomai the panlasangpinoy way.
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.
This recipe that I have for you is the Cantonese variety. It basically makes use of ground pork, shrimps, and mushrooms as the main ingredients. I liked this recipe for its oriental taste.
- 2 1/2 lbs ground pork
- 1 cup shrimp, minced
- 2 cups water chestnuts, minced
- 5 cups water chestnuts, minced
- 1 tbsp ground black pepper
- 1 cup onion, minced
- 1 cup carrots, minced
- 1 Â½ cups white mushroom, minced
- 1 pack won ton wrapper
- 1/2 cup scallions, minced
- 2 tsp salt
- 1 piece raw egg
- 1 water for steaming