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Pork Siomai

Pork Siomai is a traditional Chinese dumpling that is a well-liked snack in the Philippines. Often made of ground pork, beef, shrimp, among others. Combined with extenders like garlic, green peas, carrots and the like that make it tasty.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: Chinese, Filipino
Keyword: dumplings, pork, shumai, siomai
Servings: 20 pieces
Author: Mia


  • 500 grams ground pork
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder or fresh garlic chopped finely
  • 1 tbsp onion powder or fresh onion chopped finely
  • 3 tbsp parsley chopped finely
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 egg beaten
  • siomai wrapper for wrapping


  • Mix all the ingredients for the filling in a mixing bowl.
  • Let rest for 30 minutes to 1 hour to marinate the marinate.
  • Take a siomai wrapper and scoop 1 tbsp of the meat mixture and place on the center of the wrapper.
  • Gather sides of wrapper to form a "cup" around the filling and seal. Repeat with the remaining mixture.
  • Arrange siomai in a single layer about quarter inch apart on steamer basket and steam for about 15 to 20 minutes or until cooked through. Gently remove from steamer and serve hot with dipping sauce. Bon Appetit!