Dim sum is a customary Chinese meal. They are small plates of dumplings and other snack dishes. They are naturally served with tea. Most modern dim sum dishes are usually related to Cantonese cuisine. Dim sum dishes also exist in the Chinese cuisines. Explore here 5 Simple Chinese Dim Sum recipes that you can try at home.
5 Mouth-watering Chinese Dim Sum Recipes
Vegetable Dim Sum Recipe
Ingredients for the Dough:
2 cups flour, 1/2 tsp salt
Ingredients for the Filling:
1 cup finely minced mixed vegetables, 1 tbsp oil, 1/2 cup onion finely chopped, 1 tsp garlic-chopped, 1/2 tsp salt or to taste, 1/4 tsp vinegar, 1/4 tsp black pepper
First, prepare the soft dough with the given ingredients of the dough. Cover the dough with a wet kitchen towel. Now take a pan and saute onions and garlic for a while. Then add the mixed vegetables. Cook on medium heat for about 5-6 minutes or until they become soft. Remove from the heat and add salt, vinegar, and black pepper and mix well.
Divide the dough into 10 pieces and give each wrapper a dumplings shape. Fill each dum sim with the filling and seal all around the parts. Steam them for about 10 minutes. Let them cool and serve them with tea.
Chicken Dimsums Recipe
Ingredients for the filling
250 grams Chicken (minced), 2 Onions (finely chopped), 7 cloves Garlic (minced), 1/2 tablespoon Soy sauce, Salt
Ingredients for the Dough
1 cup Flour, Oil, and Salt
First, prepare the dim sum wrappers and put flour, 1 tablespoon oil, salt, and a little bit of water in a bowl and knead it nicely. Then, when the dough is done, cover the dough with a wet clean cloth for 10-15 minutes.
Now make the filling and saute the chopped garlic in a pot add minced chicken, salt, soy sauce, and onions and cook for 10 minutes or as long as the chicken is a bit tender. The filling is ready.
Then prepare the dim sums, and so divide the dough into 12 equal parts. Make a small circular dim sum with each part. Put some chicken filling in the middle of the disc and seal it using water and your finger. Prepare all the dim sums following the same process and cover them with a wet kitchen towel.
Now put them in a correctly oiled steamer and cook for about 20 minutes or as long as the outer covering of the dim sum starts looking glassy. Your chicken dim sums are ready.