This is a recipe from my mom’s recipe box… My father is Hawaiian, so we grew up with a lot of Asian / Islander oriented meals. I love them!!!
Baked Pork Dim Sum
- 1/2 lb. Ground Pork
- 2 Tbls. Soy Sauce
- 1 Tbls. Cornstarch
- 1 Tbls. Minced Green Onion
- 1 tsp. Dry Sherry
- 1/4 tsp. Ground Ginger
- 1 cup Flour
- 1/3 cup Corn Oil Margarine
- 3 tbls. Ice Cold Water
- 1 Egg
- 1 Tbls. Water
- In medium bowl stir together ground pork, soy sauce, cornstarch, green onion, sherry and ginger.
- Place flour in another medium bowl. With pastry blaender or 2 knives, cut in margarine until coarce crumbs form. Sprinkle water over mixture while tossing to blend well.
- Press dough firmly into 2 balls with hands. On lightly floured surface, roll out one ball of dough to thin thickness.
- With 3 inch round cookie cutter, cut out circles. Knead scraps into remaining dough, roll and cut as before.
- Place about 1 heaping tsp. of Pork filling in center of each circle.
- Fold over into crescent shape and seal edges thightly with a fork.
- Place puffs on ungreased cookie sheet and pierce each with a fork.
- Lightly beat egg with water. Brush tops of puffs with egg mixture. Bake in 400 degree oven for about 20 min. or until lightly golden brown.
makes 2 dozen
These can be frozen for later enjoyment. To reheat bake unthawed in 400 degree oven for 10 min. If desired, dim sum may be frozen unbaked as well, and you just fix them as normal when ready.