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Dim Sum Recipes

Red Bean Zongzi Recipe

Red Bean Zongzi Recipe Serves: 12 zongzi Prep time: overnight and Cook time: 2 hours For the bamboo leaves: 36-48 bamboo leaves 1 teaspoon vegetable oil For the zongzi: 3 cups round glutinous rice 6 ounces Adzuki beans 1/4…
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Scallion Pancakes (Cong You Bing) Recipe

  Scallion pancakes, or cong you bing, are a classic Chinese street snack and restaurant appetizer. These thin, pan-fried flatbreads are shatteringly crisp on the outside, full of flaky, delicately chewy layers on the inside, and…
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Chicken Sticky Rice Lotus Leaf Recipe

Chicken sticky rice over lotus leaf is a classic Cantonese dish. It's one of my favorite ways to eat sticky rice and it's about to become yours too. Chicken Sticky Rice Over Lotus Leaf Serves: 2 to 4 people Prep time: 30 minutes…
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Chicken Egg Roll Recipe

Egg rolls, those deep-fried, hand-held packets of meat and veggies, are one of the most popular Chinese-American appetizers in the United States. But they can also be a point of confusion.  How well do you know your egg…
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Chinese Steamed Milk Buns, Mantou Recipe

Mantou are plain Chinese steamed buns, made from a yeasted dough of white wheat flour, milk, and sugar. They have smooth, snowy white surfaces and soft and fluffy insides, with just a hint of sweetness.  In northern China,…
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Chinese Crispy Shrimp Spring Rolls Recipe

A lot of you loved the vegetable spring roll recipe that I did before. And many of you asked me to make another spring roll recipe, so today I’m sharing with you my favorite shrimp spring roll recipe! Ingredients: 12 spring roll…
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Chicken Sticky Rice in Lotus Leaves

Lo mai gai, steamed bundles of sticky rice studded with bits of chicken and wrapped in lotus leaves, is a classic Cantonese dim sum dish. It’s said this dish was born in the night markets of Guangzhou, in the Guangdong province of…
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Yuan Xiao Recipe for the Lantern Festival

The Lantern Festival, celebrated on the 15th and last day of Chinese New Year, falls on February 8th this year. There are many legends about the origins of the festival. One of the most famous dates back to over 2000 years ago,…
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Crispy Chinese Shrimp Toast Recipe

Today I bring you a type of Cantonese dim sum, shrimp toast. Just a couple days ago, my friend Nina asked me how to make shrimp toast. It’s one of her family’s favorite. So I made her my shrimp toast and she thinks it’s the best. It’s…
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How to Make Vegetable Spring Rolls Recipe

Spring rolls are popular traditional Chinese snacks. Back in the days, people eat spring rolls on the Li Chun Day, which is at the beginning of spring. In order to pray for good health, and they call it “bite the spring.” Later spring…
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7 Cool Ways to Wrap Wonton

I'd like to present you the 7 ways on how to wrap wonton today! 1. Rectangle Wonton 2. Rectangle Ingot Wonton 3. Triangle Wonton 4. Triangle Ingot Wonton 5. Envelop Wonton 6. Ravioli Wonton 7. Pocket Wonton
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Sichuan Chilli Oil Wonton Recipe (Chao Shou)

Sichuan people call wonton as Chao Shou. And Sichuan Chilli Oil Wonton is a classic Sichuan dish. In Chinese, it’s also known as Hong You Chao Shou. When literally translated, Chao Shou means “crossed arms”. Back in the ancient time,…
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8 Cool Ways to Wrap Dumplings

In the last episode, I showed you how to make dumplings filling, wrap dumplings, and cook dumplings. In this episode, I'd like to show you 8 cool ways to wrap dumplings! 1. Pleated dumpling First, fold in half. Pinch the middle of…
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Shrimp & Chicken Siu Mai Recipe

Shrimp & Chicken Siu Mai Recipe Today let's learn to make the best shrimp & chicken siu mai recipe! Did you know it started all the way back in the Qing Dynasty? Yep. Although everyone knows siu mai as a Cantonese dish, it’s…
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The Yummiest Chinese Egg Roll Recipe

There are over 100 ways to cook an egg. Today let's cook one of my favorite ways, a Chinese Egg Roll! It's so yummy! Chinese Egg Roll Recipe 4 eggs 1 tablespoon of water 1/2 of a teaspoon of salt 1/4 of a cup of mixed vegetables 1…
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