Dim Sum

Love Going To Dim Sum Restaurants, This Is My Version Of The Steamed Pork Dumpling!
Difficulty: Moderate
Prep Time: 2 hours
Cooking Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Pork Dim Sum


5 cups flour + dusting
2 tbsp sugar
1 packet of yeast
2 tbsp butter
2 tsp salt
1 3/4 cups lukewarm water

Cooking Tools

Bamboo steamer + large pot of boiling water
Mixing Bowl
Parchment paper


Sift flour, sugar and salt. Dissolve the yeast in lukewarm water, add flour mixture slowly and mix well until smooth. Knead well and put dough in a bowl. Place wet cloth over dough and let rise until dough has risen for at least 1 hour. Knead with butter for 20 minutes. Divide dough into 20 balls and make flat rounds. Place meat mixture in center and shape into round balls, twist off any excess dough and seal any seams. Put a piece of individual parchment paper under each ball.  Place in steamer (cook in batches) and steam about 15 minutes.  Serve with soy sauce.

Pork Filling


1 lb. ground pork
1/4 cup Shitake mushroom, small dice
1/4 cup water chestnuts, small dice
1/4 cup bamboo shoots, small dice
1/4 cup green onion, minced
1 tbsp fresh parsley, minced
1 tsp sweet miso
1 tbsp Mirin
2 tbsp sake
1 tsp soy sauce
1/2 tsp sesame oil
1/2 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp ginger, grated
1/2 tsp garlic, pressed


In a mixing bowl; add ground pork, shitake mushrooms, water chestnuts, bamboo shoots, green onions, parsley, sweet miso, Mirin, sake, soy sauce, sesame oil, sugar, grated ginger and the pressed garlic.  Knead the mixture very well with your hands for at least 5 minutes.

Roll Out Dough And Place Filling In The Middle.

Wrap Dough Around Pork Filling, Remove Excess Dough And Seal Seams.

Line Dumplings On Bamboo Steamer Over A Pot Of Boiling Water.

Steam With Bamboo Lid On For 15 Minutes, Cook In Batches.

Yields 20 dumplings

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