Steamed pork dim sims

Recreate this popular Asian starter at home using your own fresh ingredients. It's a fun way to get the whole family involved in the kitchen this weekend.

  • 20 mins preparation
  • 15 mins cooking
  • Makes 20
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Steamed dumplings (dim sims)
  • 225 gram pork mince
  • 3 fresh shiitake mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 6 canned or fresh peeled water chestnuts, finely diced
  • 4 green onions (shallots), chopped
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 20 wonton wrappers
  • chilli sauce, to serve
  • light soy or sweet and sour sauce, to serve


Steamed dumplings (dim sims)
  • 1
    In a medium bowl, combine pork mince, shiitake mushroom, water chestnut, green onion, grated ginger and soy sauce with 1/2 teaspoon salt. Mix thoroughly.
  • 2
    Place a teaspoon of filling in centre of each wonton wrapper and gently squeeze wrapper around filling to resemble a moneybag.
  • 3
    Grease base of each tier of a steamer. Place dim sims in steamer, leaving space between each. Place steamer ever a wok or saucepan of simmering water, cover and steam for 15 minutes, until cooked through.
  • 4
    Serve hot with sauces for dipping.

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