Saturday, March 17, 2012



* 1 kilo shrimp, skinned and cleaned

* 10 Chinese mushrooms, cleaned, washed and finely chopped

* 1 tablespoon salt

* 1 tablespoon black ground pepper

* 4 tablespoons sugar

* 2 tablespoons sesame oil or olive oil

* 1 cup cornstarch

*1 cup young onion, finely minced

* 2 white eggs

*margarine (small amount only)

*wanton or "siomai" wrapper


* ½ cup calamansi extract or lime extract

* 1 cup soy sauce

* ½ cup minced garlic

*chili powder


* Boil water in a casserole over a medium to high heat.

* Spread a small amount of margarine into the steamer this will be the cover of the casserole with boiling water.

* Finely chop or mince the shrimp meat.

* In a clean bowl, combine all the main ingredients and mix well.

* Scoop one teaspoon full of the shrimp mixture for every wanton or siomai wrapper, wrap properly, one at a time.

* Every Shrimp Siomai should be placed into the steamer, arranged properly and orderly.

* Add more cups of water to the boiling water and let it steam for 15 minutes.

* While waiting for the Shrimp Siomai to be steamed, prepare the soy sauce. In a small bowl, combine all the sauce ingredients and mix well. Set aside.

* Transfer the cooked and steamed Special Shrimp Siomai into a serving tray.

* Serve with sauce at the center of the tray.


*Special Shrimp Siomai can also be fried into a frying pan with large amounts of cooking oil for deep frying especially if you want it to be crunchy.

* Chili sweet sauce is also a perfect match to Special Shrimp Siomai to dip.

* Best during snack time or happy hours. Serve with red wine or beer.

* It is more delicious if you will add more sauteed garlic in your calamansi soy sauce.

* Special Shrimp Siomai is best served right after the steamer or while it is still hot.

* Special Shrimp Siomai can also be an extra income if you plan to sell it.

* You can substitute other vegetables such as minced carrots, minced singkamas from mushroom.

* You can also dip Special Shrimp Siomain in Vinegar with garlic and onion, Soy sauce with vinegar and ground pepper.

By: Forever Young “,)

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