Try this collection of the best Steamed Pork Recipes!
From Chinese steamed pork patties to dim-sum-style ribs and fluffy pork buns, we've got something for everyone!
Steaming pork is a great alternative to frying. It's very popular in Chinese cuisine.
There are two main approaches: steaming whole pieces of meat (usually sliced or in small chunks) or steaming ground meat.
Both ways are delicious, and we have recipes for both.
This recipe for a Chinese steamed pork patty with Tianjin preserved vegetables is a classic comfort food in Chinese homes.
It uses dong cai, a preserved vegetable that is chopped finely, salted, and pickled.
It's ready in 30 minutes, so it's the perfect steamed pork dish when you're in a hurry and looking for something quick and easy.
This is one of the most popular steamed pork recipes at Dim Sum restaurants; now you can make it home!
The incredibly tender pork ribs with fermented black beans go great with steamed rice!
You can't go wrong with tender ribs and a savory black bean sauce. They make a great brunch or light dinner meal!
Pork Belly with Taro is the pinnacle of Chinese comfort food prepared at home. This dish is the ideal centerpiece for the Chinese New Year or any other special occasion.
This recipe isn't difficult, but it does take a long time to cook, approximately 5 hours. It involves several steps, and the steaming phase takes 90 minutes to ensure the meat becomes incredibly tender.
Serve with freshly chopped scallions, and don't forget to scoop up that delicious sauce!
This Chinese-style steamed pork with homemade rice flour is a popular dish in Chinese cuisine. It comes in various versions and flavors, but this recipe is Sichuan-style.
For this recipe, you'll need pork belly, chopped green onions, sweet potatoes, star anise, short grain rice, sticky rice, fennel seeds, bay leaf, a small piece of cinnamon, light soy sauce, Chinese cooking wine, root ginger, oyster sauce, sugar, salt, doubanjiang, an egg, sesame oil, and Sichuan peppercorns.
It's a lot of ingredients, but definitely worth it!
Pork belly is a guaranteed winner. It never fails to please and is a crowd favorite! The recipe is very straightforward and delicious.
Since the meat had already been pre-boiled, steaming it increases its softness to the point where each bite melts in your mouth.
The hoisin sauce and cooking wine enhance this dish's flavor, which is used as a marinade and glaze.
This spicy pork and sticky rice has succulent pork belly, flavorful spices, and fragrant sticky rice.
I recommend using freshly ground spices for a more aromatic flavor. You can reserve a small amount, like ⅛ of a teaspoon, and sprinkle it on at the end of cooking to preserve its delicate flavor.
You'll devour everything before you know it because it's so delicious!
Enjoy Chinese cuisine with this delicious Steamed Pork Ribs recipe! It requires overnight marination, but the active cooking time is only 15 minutes!
For even more tender ribs, I suggest steaming them for an additional 30 minutes. This allows extra time for the connective tissues to break down and make the meat more tender.
As you steam these ribs, your kitchen will be filled with tantalizing aromas reminiscent of Hong Kong's bustling streets.
Okay, I had to include another steamed pork with rice powder dish since I love it so much!
Garnish with scallions and serve with a fresh bowl of steamed rice for a delicious meal.
Transform steamed pork belly into a delectable dish using bold, aromatic shrimp paste.
The pork belly is marinated and smothered with a fragrant shrimp sauce, which pairs beautifully with freshly steamed rice.
Steamed Pork Ribs with Butternut Squash is a Chinese dish seasoned with "soy cheese."
Marinated pork ribs are coated in fermented bean curd paste and paired with butternut squash slices.
This dish highlights the flavor of pork ribs and contrasts beautifully with the tender and creamy butternut squash. It's simple to make, aromatic, and savory.
This recipe will teach you how to make authentic Chinese steamed pork buns. They’re juicy, fluffy, tender, and rival those in restaurants!
These buns are filled with a savory pork and Chinese chive mixture seasoned with various Chinese condiments!
I recommend using a bamboo steamer to cook these buns because it helps them rise evenly and become fluffier. This method also lowers the chances of them getting wrinkled or having a tough top due to condensation.
This steamed minced pork patty recipe is a flavorful and quick dish ideal for hot summer days when you don't want to heat the kitchen.
This recipe uses few ingredients and requires little prep and cleanup. It combines ground pork, soy sauce, and salted eggs.
Serve with steamed rice for a filling and flavorful meal!
Steamed Eggs with Crispy Pork—a surprisingly quick recipe that takes only 30 minutes from start to finish!
The silky, steamed eggs complement the crispy bits of marinated ground pork.
Start by marinating ground pork with Shaoxing wine, soy sauce, and ginger while whipping up an egg mixture with water, stock, and sesame oil.
After steaming the eggs for three minutes, brown the pork in a wok, add scallions, and serve it atop the steamed eggs!
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