Dim Sum Yum | Delicious Must Haves

Going to dim sum (or yum cha) is the best weekend treat.  It’s surprising how all the little dishes can fill you up.  So we’re going to break it down and list our favorites in case you haven’t tried any of these—you need to.  My mouth was watering the whole time while I listed these out. 


  • BBQ Pork Buns (Cha Siu Bao)
  • Shrimp Dumplings (Har Gao)
  • Shu Mai
  • Sticky Rice in Lotus Leaves (Lo Mai Gai)
  • Rice Noodle Rolls (Chang Fen) – shrimp, beef, pork
  • Soup Dumplings (Xiao Long Bao)
  • Shrimp Sticky Rice Balls
  • Shrimp & Chive Dumplings
  • Beef Ball

Pan Fried/Deep Fried

  • Spring Rolls
  • Pan Fried Shrimp & Chive Dumplings
  • Turnip Cake (Luo Bo Gao)
  • Fried Dough wrapped with Rice Noodles (Zha Liang)
  • Fried Pork Puffs (Ham Sui Gok)
  • Fried Taro Puffs (Wu Gok)
  • Pan Fried Dumplings (Sheng Jian Bao)
  • Pot Stickers

Desserts/Baked Items

  • Red Bean Sesame Balls
  • Dan Tat
  • Baked BBQ Pork Buns
  • Bolo Bao


  • Congee
  • Chinese Broccoli w/Oyster Sauce
  • Stuffed Eggplant

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