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Old 07-19-2008, 03:18 PM   #1
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Steaming Dim Sum

Hi,

Can I use an electric steamer to steam Dim Sum or do I have to use a Bamboo one with a wok?

Many thanks!

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Old 07-19-2008, 03:58 PM   #2
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An electric steamer should do the trick. You could also use a pan with a vegetable steamer insert. What's important is the steam, it doesn't much matter hoe it gets to the food.
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I cheat and steam them in the micro wave
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Old 07-19-2008, 06:26 PM   #4
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I had the experience of steaming in an electric steamer when I cooked for a family in New Mexico and it really did not matter much. In fact it is more easier. At home, I use my wok and bamboo steamer...it is a "must-have" in my family.
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