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How to make Homemade Siomai Sauce

How to make homemade Siomai Sauce
How to make homemade Siomai Sauce

How to make homemade siomai sauce at home is an easy recipe guide for your siomai business. This siomai sauce is the authentic recipe that all siomai lovers would love to match with any siomai or dumplings recipe. You can keep this in the fridge and store in an airtight container or sterilized bottle for long shelf life.

Others also call it chili garlic sauce. This is the good stuff that makes any siomai spicy and more tasty! You can make it for small business too.

This siomai sauce recipe is Filipino style compared to other recipes found in the net. Where the original recipe in other countries consist of tomatoes.

Filipino style siomai sauce or chili garlic sauce does not contain tomatoes. Chili garlic sauce or siomai sauce originated in Thailand. It was described in Wikipedia as a condiment with primary ingredients of Chili peppers and sometimes tomato.

But in Philippines, it doesn’t contain tomatoes at all. Though Thai chili garlic sauce is already well accepted here. Most netizens would still look for the recipe we are used to.

How to make Homemade Siomai Sauce



  • 1/2 cup chillies/siling labuyo
  • 1/4 cup olive oil or cooking oil
  • 1 head garlic, peeled and minced or grated
  •  dried shrimp or meat finely chopped or grind
  • 1/2 cup water

Mama’s Guide Instruction:

Combine chopped chillies, dried shrimp or meat and minced garlic.

Add 1/2 cup of water, simmer and stir well. Simmer for around 20 minutes over lowest heat possible.Continue to cook until most of the liquid or juices has evaporated.

Add oil and continue to cook until well toasted. Let cool and transfer into clean and sterilized bottle containers with cover.

You can also sell it in jars for a small business venture.

Check out our tried and tested Authentic Chinese Siomai recipe:

Authentic Chinese Siomai

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