Dumplings are a dish you can find in many different cultures, from Polish, to Chinese, all the way to Central American.
Now you can try a variety of styles at The World Dumpling Fest at Navy Pier.
Emily Reusswig from the Chicago Cultural Alliance and Head Chef of Herb Restaurant joined ABC7 for a tasty preview.
For more information on World Dumpling Fest, click here.
Tapioca Pork dumpling (Sagu Sai Moo)
1. 1 bag of tapioca pearl (sagu)
2. 1 1/2 cup ground Pork
3. ground roasted peanut 1 cup
4. chopped cilantro stems 2 tablespoon s
5. 1 1/2 cup palm sugar
6. chopped shallot 2 cup
7. chopped sweet radish 14 oz
8. sweet black soy sauce 1 teaspoon
9. vegetable 3 tablespoons
10. fried garlic 3 tablespoons
11. lettuce 2-3 head
12. Thai chili pepper 4-5 pcs
13. cilantro leaves 1/2 cup
14. Salt 1/2 teaspoon
15. Black pepper 1/2 table spoon
How to make tapioca dough:
1. Wash the tapioca pearl to clean. Then immersed in water for about 5-10 minutes, set aside to drain the water.
2. Leaves until tapioca soft enough to massage to mixed together if still not mixed add very warm water a little bit until it soft like dough.
How to make pork filling:
1. put 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil into a hot pan, add minced garlic fried until garlic turn to light yellow color then set aside and let it cool down.some
2 put 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil wait until oil hot, add minced garlic, chop cilantro stem, chop shallot roasted for 3 minutes, add ground pork, choped sweet radish cook for 5 minutes, the add palm sugar, ground peanut, black pepper, sweet say sauce, salt cook togetther at low heat for 20 Minutes, taste as you like.
3. Get a tapioca dough into a round small ball, medium size, spread put the filling in the middle, put tapioca dough cover filling look like a tiny ball.
4. Steamed cooked about 8-10 minutes or until tapioca ball is clear.
5. Spread fried garlic oil on a plate, then remove dumpling from steamer sprinkle with fried garlic on tapioca ball.
6. Serve with lettuce, cilantro leaves and fresh Thai chili pepper (green or red).
World Dumpling Fest comes to Navy Pier