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Pork Siomai
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How to Make Pork Siomai

The pork siomai recipe I have here is a simple and consist only of pork and grated turnip as an extender.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Total Time1 hour
Course: Dimsum
Cuisine: Chinese/Filipino
Servings: 30 pcs
Calories: 74kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1/2 kilo ground pork w/o fat grind two times
  • 1/2 cup grated turnips squeeze out the juice
  • 1 tbsp. chopped spring onions
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 raw egg
  • 2 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1 Tbsp. MSG
  • 30 pcs small siomai wrappers


    How to make pork siomai:

    • Mix together all ingredients. Wrap by spoonfuls in wrapper. Brush steamer plate with oil; arrange siomai at least 1 inch apart, so they will not stick together when cooked.
    • Boil water in steamer before placing the steamer plate. Steam for 30-45 minutes Serve with soy sauce and calamansi juice.

    How to make Siomai Soup:

    • Make broth with chicken or beef bones. Add to broth 1 finely chopped onion, cubed carrots, and shredded cabbage. Drop siomai (uncooked) one by one into boiling broth and cook for 30 minutes.