Beef shumai – Japanese dumplings recipe

Beef shumai Japanese dumpling

Beef Shumai Japanese Dumplings

Beef shumai – Japanese dumplings recipe

Recipe Type: Main
Cuisine: Japanese


  • 24 wonton skins
  • 300 g lean ground beef
  • 2 tbsp fresh grated ginger root
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped green onion
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • 1½ tbsp sesame oil
  • 2½ tbsp corn starch
  • 2 tbsp green peas


  1. Mix ginger root, onion, soy sauce, sugar, sesame oil and corn starch.
  2. Add the mix to the lean ground beef.
  3. Stir and mix well until the mixture becomes sticky.
  4. Divide into 22-24 fillings and place on the center of the wonton skins.
  5. Forn the wonton skins into “bowls” with flat bottoms.
  6. Place a green pea on the center of the filling.
  7. Steam 12-14 minutes over high heat.
  8. The skins may also be sealed in shaped into “half moons”.
  9. Deep-fry in oil (180°C) until golden.


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