We love these little gems when they turn up at yum cha. You often see these written as siu mai, along with a myriad other variations.
We have not attempted to detail the process of making or filling the wrappers. We will deal with that at a later stage. There are traditional ways of filling and pleating, but we aren’t huge on mindless culinary tradition, so we recommend doing it any way you want. The point here is simply to start the process of developing a worthy recipe for the filling.
1 hour 10 minutes total: 40 minutes attended, 30 minutes unattended
486 g (servings 18 )