Shumai

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Staples of Asian cuisine such as ginger, daikon, rice vinegar, and spicy chile sauces like Sriracha add bright, fresh flavors without lots of fuss.

Shumai Cooking How-Tos

Sriracha has good heat but also has flavor - its mild sweetness comes from sun-ripened chile peppers as well as sugar and garlic.

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This is a super dumbed down version of my very favorite part of a good sushi meal. Wasabi shumai is generally a pork dumpling with garlic and wasabi and it is very wasabi heavy. This recipe is very easy but not for a lack of trying.
Shumai are open-topped dumplings stuffed with ground meat, then steamed. Here, the shumai have a tasty filling of chicken, coconut milk, chile, fish sauce, lime juice and fresh basil, creating an appealing mix of sweet, hot, salty and sour.
A simple lazy day soup. I broke the instructions into steps but you can pretty much dump everything into the pot from the beginning once the water starts to boil (except for the veggies, unless you don't mind them getting overcooked).