Siomay is a traditional Indonesian dish that has become popular not only in Asia but also in other parts of the world. Siomay is a kind of steamed dumpling filled with fish, prawns, and vegetables. It’s usually served with peanut sauce, sweet soy sauce, and a squeeze of lime. In this article, you’ll learn how to make siomay at home.
• 250 grams of fish fillet, chopped
• 250 grams of prawns, chopped
• 1 carrot, grated
• 1 potato, grated
• 2 spring onions, finely chopped
• 1 egg
• 1 tablespoon of cornstarch
• 1 tablespoon of sesame oil
• 1 tablespoon of soy sauce
• 1/2 teaspoon of white pepper
• Salt to taste
• Wonton wrappers
1. In a large bowl, mix together the fish, prawns, carrot, potato, spring onions, egg, cornstarch, sesame oil, soy sauce, white pepper, and salt. Mix well until it becomes a smooth paste.
2. Take a wonton wrapper and place a tablespoon of the filling in the center of the wrapper. Fold the wrapper in half and press the edges to seal. Repeat with the remaining filling and wrappers.
3. Place the siomay in a steamer lined with baking paper. Steam for 10-15 minutes or until cooked through.
4. Serve the siomay hot with peanut sauce, sweet soy sauce, and a squeeze of lime.
• You can use any kind of fish or prawns for this recipe.
• Don’t overfill the wonton wrappers or they will burst.
• You can add other vegetables such as cabbage, beansprouts, or bamboo shoots.
• To make the peanut sauce, mix together peanut butter, sweet soy sauce, lime juice, and hot water.
Siomay is a delicious and healthy dish that you can make at home with just a few ingredients. It’s perfect for a snack, appetizer, or even a main course. With this recipe, you can impress your friends and family with your cooking skills and introduce them to the wonderful flavors of Indonesian cuisine.