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How to Make Pork Siomai

How to Make Pork Siomai

This recipe is a simple recipe for any household maker. No complications, just the basic ingredients you can find in any store. Its easy but at the same time delicious!

Want a yellow siomai? You can buy yellow colored siomai wrappers. Try finding a Siomai wrapper but if you can’t find one..wonton wrappers is an ok substitute anyway. Remember, wonton wrappers are a bit thicker than siomai wrappers. Wonton wrappers may slip the meat..because its a bit thicker. You can use a scissors to slice the corners and make it round if you have a square shape wrapper.

Q: What brand can you suggest for Siomai Wrappers?

You can try Dinks Molo, Sho Mai Wrapper or Bambi Wonton Wrappers they have white or yellow variant, sold in Shopee.

Q: What is the orange dot on top of Siomai?

The orange garnish in the center of Pork Siomai is a Crab Roe.

You can make your own Siomai Sauce: see recipe here.

Yield: 40 pcs.

How to Make Pork Siomai


  • For the siomai:
  • 40 pcs. Yellow/White variant Siomai wrappers (make sure it’s thawed at room temp and the wrapper is pliable before using, frozen wrapper will not wrap properly) Wonton wrappers are ok to use too.
  • 14 kg. ground pork
  • ½ cup shrimps, chopped
  • 1 small carrot, chopped finely
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ onion, minced
  • 3 tsp sesame oil
  • 1½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground pepper
  • 1 egg
  • For the simple sauce:
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice or Calamansi juice
  • ½ Tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 pc Thai Chili, seeds removed and chopped
  • 1 Tbsp garlic, minced


  1. In a bowl, mix all the ingredients well (except for the wrapper of course!).
  2. Get one siomai wrapper and put about 1 Tbsp filling in the center. Gather up the edges of the wrapper. Press lightly as you pleat each side. Repeat procedure to wrap all the fillings.
  3. Steam for 25-30 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, prepare the sauce. In a bowl, mix soy sauce, lemon juice, sesame oil and sugar until sugar is dissolved. Add Thai Chili and garlic.
  5. Remove siomai from steamer. Serve hot with  sauce either as appetizer or snack.