Dim sum appetizers can be eaten any time of day, which makes them the perfect party food. From simple to elaborate, these recipes for dim sum offer a potpourri of possibilities including shrimp balls, savory buns, and steamed dumplings.
Serve these Asian favorites as appetizers or as an accompaniment to a meal.
These bundles are a top pick for dim sum, the appetizer course served in Asian restaurants. Just like egg rolls, potstickers encase a flavorful filling (ground chicken, broccoli, soy, and curry) inside a paper-thin dough.
Shu mai are wonton wrappers filled with shrimp, crab, and mushrooms. Serve with sweet and spicy red chili sauce.
For a festive party finish, top the Chinese dim sum-style buns with black and white sesame seeds.