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Top 5 Dim sum choices

Dim sum actually refers to a style of Cantonese food prepared in small bite sized or individual portions of food traditionally served in small steamer baskets or on small plates. It is also recognized for the unique way it is served in restaurants, whereby fully cooked and ready-made dim sum dishes are being push in a cart around the restaurant for customers to choose their orders while seated at their tables.

For the Cantonese, eating dim sum at a restaurant is usually known as going to drink tea. Traditionally they will have tea served with dim sum. Here are a few of the more popular choices that are ordered when people have dim sum.

Har Gao

The shrimp dumpling (Har Gao), is no doubt the more popular choice in a dim sum restaurant.
 
A good shrimp dumpling should be folded at least seven times to testify to the skill of the chef. The skin should also be crystalline, showing the pink shrimp inside it. Usually, the filling is made with fresh shrimp mixed with finely chopped bamboo shoots. You can also try to dip it in chili sauce if you like.

Siu Mai


Usually, the Siu Mai is made from pork, marinated and chopped up, topped with shrimp roe and wrapped with a yellow dumpling skin. It is best when served with chili sauce.

Pastry Char Siew Bao

 
The char siew bao is made with yellowish bread and sticky glaze over it, inside the bread, there is the sweet barbecue pork filling.
It's rather sweet, like dessert, and rather filling, so save it for after the dumplings.

Chicken Feet

 
Usually deep-fried, steamed and cooked in sauce of black bean paste and sugar.

Chee Chong Fun


Made with a slippery texture, they are actually thin sheets of steamed rice noodle. It is often served with shrimp or char siew rolled up inside layers of rice sheets then doused in soy sauce.

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