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List by: itisclaudio, created: 13 Apr 2019, updated: 01 May 2023 Public: Users can add dishes

Favorite Dim Sum dishes

1. Dim Sum

点心, 點心, Diǎnxīn (Chinese) (Chinese-cantonese) (Chinese-Shanghainese)

A traditional Cantonese cuisine, prepared and served as individual, bite-sized portions, meant for tasting and sharing. It is a style of food which is indigenous to southern China (namely Guangdong) and Hong Kong, which are the two primary Cantonese regions of the area.


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2. Pai Guat

Pai Kuat (Chinese) (Chinese-cantonese)

Pai Guat is Chinese steamed spareribs with black bean sauce, a favorite dim sum dish

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3. Sticky Rice Shumai

Sticky Rice Shu Mai (Chinese)

Shumai filled with sticky rice

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4. Shumai

Shu Mai, Shao mai, 燒賣 (Chinese) (Chinese-cantonese)

Shumai is a type of traditional Chinese dumpling, originating from Hohhot. In Cantonese cuisine, it is usually served as a dim sum snack. In addition to accompanying the Chinese diaspora, a variation of shaomai also appears in Japan and various southeast Asian countries.

Shao mai is the Mandarin pronunciation of the pork dumplings. Northern-style shao mai look different and are often filled with sticky rice and mince meat and they are shaped like a vase.

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5. Steamed Pork Ribs

Zi Jup Paai Gwat, Chi Zhi Pai Gu, 豉汁排骨 (Chinese)

Favorite Dim Sum item. The dish is made of chopped pork ribs that are steamed with black bean sauce. Corn starch and a dash of fermented greens or chile peppers are also added.

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6. Rice Noodle Roll

chee cheong fun, 腸粉, 肠粉, chángfěn (Chinese) (Chinese-cantonese)

When plain and made without filling, the rice noodle is also known as chee cheong fun where chee cheong means pig intestine, and fun means noodle; this is because the noodle is rolled more tightly and resembles the small intestine of a pig.

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