This dim sum staple is akin to elasticized cannelloni and hinges on youtiao which are basically batons of solid grease masquerading as donut like pastries. 8 ounces shrimp peeled and deveined 4 ounces ground pork see kitchen notes 1 scallion minced 1 egg 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1 teaspoon salt a grinding of black pepper 1 4 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon sesame oil 2 teaspoons olive oil 2 teaspoons.
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Shrimp stuffed eggplant dim sum name. 5 or 6 medium japanese eggplants 2 tablespoons olive oil sliced scallions for garnish. Place the shrimp in a food processor along with the ground pork salt sugar white pepper sesame oil 1 tablespoon vegetable oil and rice wine. Process until a rough paste forms.
Start by making the filling for the your dim sum style chinese stuffed eggplant. My friend drives and so we thought. Chinese stuffed peppers are a popular southern chinese street food but most commonly seen stateside on steaming dim sum carts.
The vast restaurants filled with rolling carts and a cacophony of voices so familiar to diners in the west take their inspiration from hong kong dim sum parlors where families gathered regularly to drink tea play mahjong and catch up with friends. This shrimp stuffed eggplant is another dim sum dish that i love. Then each slice was cut through the middle to make a pocket.
The typical dim sum menu will include various types of steamed buns rice noodle rolls and dumplings all of which will include a range of fillings and ingredients from pork to prawns and chicken to. Dim sum eggplant stuffed with shrimp serves 4. Stuffed eggplant at asian jewels seafood restaurant so i m a huge fan of dim sum.
Dim sum is generally presented and eaten family style meaning that the small plates are shared amongst the table and because of the small portions diners are able to try a variety of dishes. Ellen leong blonder shares a recipe for stuffed eggplant from her book dim sum. About the author hi.
So when i found this recipe online i knew that i had to make the dish. More from dim sum central. I remember when i was a kid my mother would make this dish with green bell peppers from the garden often alongside her hakka style stuffed tofu or perhaps stuffed eggplant which are other dishes you might see at dim sum.
It is no surprise to me because i grew up eating a lot of eggplant since a young age. I launched dim sum central as a hobby. The sort of dim sum served in the united states canada the united kingdom and australia originated in hong kong during the 1950s.
I m wes a dim sum lover in oakland california. The eggplant was first sliced diagonally. It s one of my favorite dim sum dishes.
There was a point in time where i d go downtown to chinatown literally every weekend after a crazy saturday night out. Transfer to a bowl. There are lots of steps in this recipe but it is totally worth it.
Hope you ll enjoy this and make sure to share so that dim sum. Stuffed shrimp eggplant dim sum dish now you can easily make this dim sum dish at home. The art of chinese tea lunch homemade chinese makes what can be aptly described as homestyle stuffed eggplant.