Bergy Dim Sum #9, SteamedRice Bundles with Chicken and mushrooms

Recipe by Bergy
READY IN: 1hr 45mins
SERVES: 8-10




  • Put rice ia a saucepan cover with the 4 cups of water, add light soy sauceand 1 teasp of sesame oil.
  • Bring to boil quickly, then turn heat to low cover and cook for 15 minutes.
  • While the rice cooks soak the mushrooms in very hot water for 30 minutes (remember to save 1 1/2 cups of the soaking water).
  • Cut off the mushroom stems and discard, slice the caps and put them in a saucepan with 3/4 cup of the soaking water, the dark soysauce and 2 teasp sesame oil.
  • Add chicken and pork to the saucepan along with the garlic, ginger and salt.
  • Add up to 1/2 cup of the mushroom water and mix the ingredients.
  • Cover and simmer 5 minutes.
  • Thicken gravy with the cornstarch (mix cornstarch with a little cold water or mushroom water before adding to the saucepan).
  • Cook until gravy has thickened.
  • Let the mixture cool and then gently mix with the cooked rice.
  • Take 3/4 cup portions and place on the wrap of your choice.
  • Wrap very securely and tie with string to ensure the bundle will not leak (if using tinfoil you do not need string but wrap and double fold all seams).
  • Steam for 25 minutes.
  • Serve warm, cold or reheated.