Get Cooking: Crispy Fried Beijing Onion Cake And Chicken Suimai

Crispy Fried Beijing Onion Cake

Crispy Fried Beijing Onion Cake is a delicious appetizer prepared with lotus flour and rich cheese. Chicken Suimai is a popular Dim Sum dish made with minced chicken, wonton sheets and flavourful spices. A chef from Novotel HICC has shared these recipes.

Crispy Fried Beijing Onion Cake

Ingredients 
Lotus flour
Lukewarm water 
Chopped spring onions
Cheese  
Sesame oil
Salt and pepper
Qty
500 gm
300 ml
300 gm
50 gm
10 ml
to taste

Instructions:

  1. Make soft dough with lotus flour and lukewarm water. Mix chopped spring onions, cheese, and sesame oil.
  2. Portion the dough into 50 gm each and roll into thin sheets. Place the cheese and onion mixture in the middle and seal into fancy shapes as desired.
  3. Fry them until crispy and golden brown, and serve with soya garlic sauce.
  4. Chef recommends frying the onion cake in moderately hot oil this will prevent the cheese bursting out of the dumpling.

Chicken Suimai


Chicken Suimai

Ingredients
Wonton sheets
Minced chicken 
Chopped ginger 
Sugar
Oyster sauce 
Salt and pepper  
Soya   
Sautéed garlic (chopped)
Qty
20 pieces
500 gm
10 gm
20 gm
20 gm
to taste
30 ml
20 ml

Instructions:

  1. Mix the minced chicken, chopped ginger, sugar, oyster sauce, and salt and pepper. Then place the minced chicken mixture in wonton sheets and seal them.
  2. Steam the suimai for seven minutes in a wicker dim sum basket and serve with soya garlic sauce.
  3. Chef recommends a little garlic juice in the sauce to get a strong flavour.