Siu mai or shumai are small steamed dumplings that are served dim sum style. Dim sum is similar to tapas. There are usually several different types of steamed dumplings, buns, fried snacks, and desserts that one can choose from during the course of dining.
These delicious dumplings are filled with a traditional mixture of pork, shrimp, and spices; and are garnished with a small square piece of carrot. Green peas can also be used as a garnish for these dumplings. Try this siu mai recipe.