Ingredients, dishes and drinks from Japan by Ad Blankestijn

Monday, January 16, 2012

Shumai

Steamed, round Chinese dumpling. シュウマイ。

Dim sum item (siu mai) that has been Japanified, like gyoza. Cups of thin wheat pastry with a filling are steamed. Fillings are manifold, from pork to shrimp, crab or even beef. Seasonings are onion, ginger, pepper, salt and soy sauce. Often eaten with mustard.

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