Siomai Recipe

This siomai recipe has oyster sauce to boost flavor!
Three steamed siomai or chinese pork dumplings wrapped in thin wrappers, topped with carrots and spring onions on a white platter
How to make siomai at home

Siomai, a dumpling of Chinese origin, is hugely popular among Pinoys. It’s eaten as a snack as well as a pairing with rice. What many don’t realize is that you don’t need to buy it! You can make siomai at home. 

You’re probably wondering: 

Is it easy to make siomai? 

We think so! There’s no need to be a pro to make it. In fact, wrapping the siomai is the least of your worries. It has to taste good first. There are many siomai recipes but we have another version that’s pretty tasty. One little tweak automatically boosts its flavor! Try it and you will surely love it!

Siomai Recipe

Len Santos
This siomai recipe has oyster sauce to boost flavor!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Appetizers, Snacks/Merienda
Cuisine Chinese
Servings about 70 pieces


Siomai Ingredients

  • 1 kilo pork use ground pork
  • 1/3 Cup jicama (singkamas) minced
  • 1/3 cups carrot minced
  • 1 large onion
  • spring onions chopped
  • 1 Egg
  • 3 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 5 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • Small siomai wrapper
  • Soy Sauce
  • calamansi
  • sesame oil
  • chili paste


  • Mix all the ingredients for the filling in a large bowl.
  • Spoon 1 tablespoon of mixture into each wrapper. Fold and seal.
  • Brush steamer with oil and boil water. When the water gets to a rolling boil, arrange the siomai in the steamer and steam for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Serve with dipping sauce. 
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