5 Easy Recipes For Dim Sum Dishes To Kick-start Your Home-Based Business

Add these exciting Holiday Siomai recipes to your home delivery menu.

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5 Easy Recipes For Dim Sum Dishes To Kick-start Your Home-Based Business

With many people staying at home, street food cravings are on the rise. Many Filipinos miss the experience of indulging in these small bites — like siomai dipped in soy sauce and chili oil!

How about offering this food cart favorite to your food business menu as dim sum dishes made with the filling and flavorful Holiday Siomai?

The savory, bite-sized dim sum is great for short order merienda items that are easy to prepare. This is also profitable for homepreneurs who are looking for something exciting to add to their menu.

Holiday Siomai is a take on the classic Chinese delicacy, made with meaty and delicious pork encased in white wrapper. Also available is Holiday Chicken Siomai, made with savory chicken meat in yellow wrapper.

Here are some recipes that suit panlasang Pinoy and will also satisfy your customers’ comfort food cravings.



Siomai Bilao Recipe

This bilao of delicious Holiday Siomai and Holiday Chicken Siomai is great for parties at home. It offers a feast of meaty bites paired with homemade chili garlic sauce. This crowd-pleaser is easy to prepare.

Yield: 4 servings

Siomai Bilao Ingredients:

1 960-gram pouch Holiday Siomai
1 960-gram pouch Holiday Chicken Siomai
calamansi
soy sauce

For the chili garlic sauce:

250 grams oil
250 grams minced garlic
250 grams minced fresh spicy chili
2 tablespoons sugar
4 tablespoons vinegar
4 tablespoons cooked shrimp paste

How to Make Siomai Bilao:

1. Place Holiday Siomai and Holiday Chicken Siomai in a steamer and steam for 20 to 25 minutes. Set aside to cool.

2. Assemble 30 pieces of Holiday Siomai and Holiday Chicken Siomai in a 10-inch bilao lined with banana leaf. Add sliced calamansi on the side.

3. Make the chili garlic sauce: Heat oil in a pan over medium heat and fry garlic for 5 to 7 minutes or until garlic releases its aroma.

4. Add the chili, sugar, vinegar, and shrimp paste to the oil and garlic mixture. Simmer for 20 minutes over a low flame, stirring every 5 minutes or until chili sauce changes to a darker color. Set aside.

5. Serve the siomai with soy sauce and chili garlic sauce.

Profit for every 4 servings: P468
Cost per serving: P133 / 30 pieces
Suggested retail price: P250

Siomai Ramen Recipe

A good, comforting bowl of ramen is made even better and filling with the addition of Holiday Siomai toppings. This combo is best enjoyed in cooler weather.

This recipe shared by Laira Felesco will surely be a hit among ramen lovers.

Yield: 15 servings

Siomai Ramen Ingredients:

1 960-gram pouch Holiday Siomai
15 pack instant ramen
nori, for garnish
chopped scallions, for garnish

How To Make Siomai Ramen:

1. Prepare the siomai: Arrange Holiday Siomai in a steamer and steam for 20 to 25 minutes. Set aside.

2. Make the ramen: Cook ramen according to package directions.

3. Top with four pieces of Holiday Siomai for every serving.

4. Garnish with nori and scallions.

5. Serve in a paper food bowl.

Profit per 15 servings: P225
Cost per serving: P15
Suggested retail price: P30

Siomai With Yang Chow Fried Rice Recipe

Offer this classic rice-and-siomai food cart dish by combining yang chow fried rice and Holiday Siomai. It makes a filling, on-the-go meal to power your customers through Zoom meetings and online classes.

This recipe shared by Grace Herrera will surely satisfy Chinese food cravings!

Yield: 5 servings

Siomai With Yang Chow Fried Rice Ingredients:

2 tablespoons vegetable oil
½ cup diced green peas
½ cup diced carrots
4 cups leftover white rice
2 scrambled eggs, cooked
a pinch of salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
½ tablespoon soy sauce
20 pieces Holiday Siomai, steamed

Procedure:

1. Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Add green peas and carrot and cook until soft.

2. Add leftover white rice and cooked scrambled egg. Mix well for 5 mins

3. Season with a pinch of salt, ground black pepper, and soy sauce. Stir-fry for another 2 minutes.

4. Top with Holiday Siomai before serving.

Profit for every 5 servings: P155
Cost per serving: P29
Suggested retail price: P60

Siomai Hong Kong Fried Noodles Recipe

Let your customers have a taste of Hong Kong by offering them this popular street food staple, topped with Holiday Siomai. This dish is made even flavorful with homemade sauces that complement its meaty flavor: sweet and sour sauce, chili garlic sauce, yakitori sauce, oyster Sauce, and peanut sauce toyomansi.

This recipe was shared by Racquel Llego Habungan.

Yield: 20 servings

Hong Kong Fried Noodles Ingredients:

1 960-gram pouch Holiday Siomai
20 cups dried egg noodles
10 tablespoons vegetable oil
10 cups washed bean sprouts

How To Make Siomai Hong Kong Fried Noodles:

1. Prepare the siomai: Steam Holiday Siomai in a steamer for 20 to 25 minutes. Set aside.

2. Soak the egg noodles in hot water for 3 to 5 minutes. Once the noodles have separated, drain the water and allow to dry. For best results, soak the noodles overnight.

3. Cook the noodles (cooking directions for 1 serving): Heat 1 tablespoon of cooking oil in a wok or pan in high heat. Add 1 cup soaked egg noodles and ½ cup of bean sprouts.

4. Stir-fry noodles until they turn into a darker color and the edges become crispy

5. Remove noodles from heat and place it in a paper bowl. Serve with 3 pieces of steamed Holiday Siomai and your choice of sauce.

Sweet And Sour Sauce Ingredients:

1 tablespoon soy sauce
½ cup pineapple juice
¼ cup tomato ketchup
1 tablespoon dried chili flakes
1?2 cup sugar
1?2 cup vinegar
1 ¾ cups water
4 tablespoon cornstarch combined with ¼ cup water
Salt and pepper, to taste

How To Make Sweet And Sour Sauce:

1. Combine all ingredients in a pot.

2. Cook over medium heat until thickened, stirring constantly. Set aside

Chili Garlic Sauce Ingredients:

250 grams oil
250 grams minced garlic
250 grams minced fresh spicy chili
2 tablespoon sugar
4 tablespoon vinegar
4 tablespoon cooked shrimp paste

How To Make Chili Garlic Sauce:

1. In a pan, add oil and garlic and fry over medium heat for 5 to 7 minutes, or until the garlic releases its aroma.

2. Add chili, sugar, vinegar, and shrimp paste. Simmer for 20 minutes over low flame, stirring every 5 minutes or until the chili sauce changes to a darker color. Set aside.

Yakitori Sauce Ingredients:

2 cups soy sauce
1 cup sugar
1 cup vinegar
½ cup water
4 garlic cloves, grated
1 tablespoon grated ginger
3 tablespoons water
3 tablespoons cornstarch

How To Make Yakitori Sauce:

1. In a small saucepan, combine soy sauce, sugar, vinegar, water, garlic, and ginger. Cook over medium high heat for 5 to 7 minutes.

2. Put water and cornstarch in a bowl and mix using a spoon. Stir the cornstarch mixture into the soy sauce mixture.

3. Cook until thickened, stirring constantly. Set aside.

Cost per serving: P22
Profit for every 20 servings: P360
Suggested retail price: P40

Siomai Yakitori Recipe

Offer a delicious Asian flavor-alternative to snack time through this delicious and easy recipe for Yakitori using grilled Holiday Siomai. This unique idea was made by Christine Joy Palos.

Yield: 15 servings

Siomai Yakitori Ingredients:

1 960-gram pouch Holiday Siomai
15 barbecue sticks

How To Make Siomai Yakitori:

1. Steam Holiday Siomai in a steamer for 10 minutes. Set aside to cool.

2. Skewer 4 pieces of siomai in each barbecue stick

3. Grill over charcoal for 2 minutes on each side, or until grill marks are visible.

4. Serve with homemade yakitori sauce.

Yakitori Sauce Ingredients:

2 cups soy sauce
1 cup sugar
1 cup vinegar
½ cup water
4 garlic cloves, grated
1 tablespoon grated ginger
3 tablespoons water
3 tablespoons cornstarch

How To Make Yakitori Sauce:

1. In a small saucepan, combine soy sauce, sugar, vinegar, water, garlic, and ginger. Cook over medium high heat for 5 to 7 minutes.

2. Put water and cornstarch in a bowl and mix using a spoon. Stir the cornstarch mixture into the soy sauce mixture.

3. Cook until thickened, stirring constantly. Set aside.

Profit for every 15 servings: P165
Cost per serving: P14
Suggested retail price: P25

These easy recipes made with Holiday Siomai and Holiday Chicken Siomai are perfect for home cooks who want to start offering quick meals to customers. Choosing Holiday Siomai and Holiday Chicken Siomai eliminates the fuss and long process of making dim sum from scratch.

All CDO and Holiday products are made with farm-fresh meat that has passed certification standards for safety, so you are assured that your food offerings will not only be delicious but also made with high-quality ingredients.

Holiday Siomai and Holiday Chicken Siomai are available in wet markets and frozen food sections of supermarkets and grocery stores nationwide, and CDO Foodstores. These are also available online through CDO Home Delivery.

For more fun recipes and tips, visit the official Holiday microsite. You may also follow the brand on Facebook and Instagram.

This article is sponsored by HOLIDAY FOODSPHERE.
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