Homemake Pork Sui Mai Recipe

January 19, 2023  Cambodian Chef Avatar
Homemake Pork Sui Mai Recipe

The Homemade Pork Sui Mai Recipe offers a delightful way to recreate the popular Chinese steamed dumplings at home. The dish, a staple in dim sum parlors, is known for its deliciousness and can be easily prepared in your own kitchen. The recipe calls for simple ingredients like sui mai or pot sticker wrappers, ground pork (or shrimp), along with various chopped vegetables and flavorings like bamboo shoots, water chestnuts, and dried mushrooms. These elements combine to form a flavorful filling that is the heart of the dish.

To make the filling, the ingredients are mixed together and set aside. Additionally, a tangy and savory hoisin dipping sauce is prepared using hoisin sauce, soy sauce, water, ginger, sesame oil, and vinegar. This sauce complements the sui mai beautifully, adding an extra layer of flavor. For those who enjoy a bit of heat, chili sauce can be included. The dish is then garnished with roasted sesame seeds, enhancing both presentation and taste.

The preparation of the sui mai involves a straightforward process. A tablespoon of the filling mixture is placed in the center of a wrapper, which is then gathered around the filling. The center is gently squeezed, and the top of the sui mai is smoothed out. The dumplings are then arranged in a steamer and cooked for approximately 20 minutes until the pork (or shrimp) is fully cooked. After steaming, it’s important to allow the sui mai to cool slightly before removing them from the steamer. The result is a delectable plate of homemade pork sui mai that’s ready to be enjoyed.

In conclusion, this Homemade Pork Sui Mai Recipe provides an accessible way to recreate a beloved Chinese dish at home. With a well-balanced combination of ingredients and a simple steaming process, the result is a flavorful and satisfying plate of sui mai. The accompanying hoisin dipping sauce adds an extra dimension of taste, and the dish is beautifully garnished with roasted sesame seeds. Whether you’re a dim sum enthusiast or simply looking to expand your culinary repertoire, this recipe offers a delicious and rewarding cooking experience.


1 package of sui mai wrappers or pot sticker wrappers
1 lb (450 gram) of ground pork or 1 lb (450 gram) of shrimps
2 tablespoon of chopped bamboo shoot (if you don’t like bamboo use Napa cabbage 1/4 cup)
2 tablespoon of chopped water chestnut
2 tablespoon of chopped carrot (optional for color only)
1/4 cup of chopped onion
2 dried mushrooms chopped (soak in warm water for 20 minutes)
1 teaspoon of sugar
1 teaspoon of rice wine
1 teaspoon of sesame oil
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1 tablespoon of soy sauce
2 tablespoon of cornstarch
Mix everything together and set aside.

Hoisin dipping sauce

1 tablespoon of hoisin sauce
1 tablespoon of soy sauce
1 tablespoon of water
1 teaspoon of minced ginger (optional)
Few drop of sesame oil
1 teaspoon of rice or white vinegar
Chili sauce (optional)
Pinch of roasted sesame seeds
Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl when ready to serve garnish with roasted sesame seeds
You can use Thai sweet and chili sauce for dipping

Directions to make Homemake Pork Sui Mai Recipe

  1. Put 1 T of filling in the center
  2. Gather edge around the filling
  3. Squeeze the center and smooth of the top of Sui Mai
  4. Place Sui Mai in a steamer and steam for 20 minutes until the pork is done.
  5. Let it cool before you removed it from the steamer.

Please Enjoy

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2

Calories Per Serving: 601

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏43g 16%
Cholesterol ‏188mg 63%
Total Fat ‏18g 23%
Saturated Fat ‏3g 15%
Dietary Fiber ‏2g 7%
Protein ‏64g 128%
Sodium ‏1604mg 70%
Sugars ‏5g 10%


30 min


30 min




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