Sensational Chicken Siomai: An Asian-Style Dumpling Delight
If you’ve ever traveled to Asia you know that siomai is a beloved dumpling snack that can be found in street markets and restaurants. But if you’re looking to make this delicious dumpling dish at home, we have the perfect recipe for you: chicken siomai! This Asian-style recipe is sure to satisfy your cravings for Asian food.
• 500g of minced chicken
• 2 cloves of garlic, minced
• 2 tablespoons of fresh ginger, minced
• 1/4 cup of diced carrots
• 2 tablespoons of ground coriander
• 1 tablespoon of sesame oil
• 2 tablespoons of soy sauce
• 2 tablespoons of Worcestershire sauce
• 1 scallion, sliced
• 1/2 teaspoon of white pepper
• 5 sheets of wonton wrappers
• 1 eggwhite
• 2 tablespoons of cornstarch
• 2 tablespoons of water
1. In a bowl, combine the minced chicken with the garlic, ginger, carrots, coriander, sesame oil, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, scallion, and white pepper. Mix until everything is well combined.
2. Place a heaping spoonful of the mixture in the center of the wonton wrapper. Take the eggwhite and spread it around the edges of the wrapper. Fold the wrapper in half, pressing down to seal.
3. Heat some oil in a pan and add the chicken siomai. Fry until the bottom is lightly golden, about 1-2 minutes. Flip each piece over to fry the other side.
4. In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch and the water. Stir until combined. Pour the mixture into the pan and mix it with the siomai. Simmer for 2-3 minutes, stirring until the sauce has thickened into a glaze.
5. Serve the chicken siomai with your favorite dipping sauce, such as soy sauce or hot mustard sauce. Enjoy!
Chicken siomai is a classic Asian dish that is sure to impress your family and friends. The dumplings are lightly fried, giving them a crispy outer coating while the chicken remains tender and juicy on the inside. The addition of sesame oil, soy sauce and Worcestershire sauce give it a unique flavor that will make your mouth water.
What really sets chicken siomai apart is its versatility. You can switch up the fillings, use different types of sauces, or even experiment with different cooking techniques. Try steaming them rather than frying for an even softer, more delicate texture. Or try making a veggie version with mushrooms and bell peppers. The possibilities are endless!
So why not give this classic Asian dish a try? We promise, you won’t be disappointed. Enjoy!