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Shummai Recipe
Prep Time
1 d
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
1 d 40 mins

Step by step guide to show you how to make shummai--one member of Chinese steamed dumpings at home.

Course: dim sum
Cuisine: Cantonese
Keyword: shummai
Servings: 4
Calories: 736 kcal
Author: Elaine
  • 1/2 pound glutinous rice
  • 1/2 pound mashed pork
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 4 middle size shitake mushroom , chopped
  • 1 tablespoon green beans and corn
  • 2 tablespoons chopped carrots
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons light soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon five spicy powder
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper powder
  • 1 pound dumpling wrapper
  1. Soak the glutinous rice with clean water at least for 24 hours. Move out and drain.
  2. Heat up water in wok and put the steamer on. Steam the rice for around 15 minutes. Then transfer the rice out to a plate.
  3. Heat up cooking oil on wok or pan, add chopped pork in to stir-fry until the color changes and then put carrots, mushrooms and green beans and corns in. Keep stir-frying for another 3 minutes.
  4. And then add the steamed rice in along with salt, five spicy powders, light soy sauce and black pepper powder in. Keep going and mix well.
  5. Scoop around 1 tablespoon of filling to place in the middle of the wrapper in your left hand. And then use the thumb and index finger to frap the shummai around 1/3 from the edge. And modify the shape according.
  6. Brush some oil on the bottom of the shummai and steam for another 15 minutes.
  7. Serve hot!
Recipe Notes

Do not eat too much at one time since the glutinous rice is not too easy to digest.

Nutrition Facts
Shummai Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 736 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 51mg17%
Sodium 2020mg88%
Potassium 346mg10%
Carbohydrates 115g38%
Fiber 4g17%
Protein 25g50%
Vitamin A 1270IU25%
Vitamin C 0.8mg1%
Calcium 67mg7%
Iron 5.3mg29%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.