Steamed meatball

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Steamed meatball
HK Pacific Plaza SYP 德韾苑 Tak Hing Yuen Seafood Restaurant beef meat balls Mar-2013 Bamboo steamer.JPG
Course Dim sum
Place of origin Hong Kong, Guangdong
Main ingredients beef
Cookbook: Steamed meatball  Media: Steamed meatball
Steamed meatball
Chinese 山竹牛肉球
Hanyu Pinyin shan1 zhu2 niúròu qiú
Literal meaning beef ball

Steamed meatball is a Cantonese dim sum dish.[1] It is popular in Hong Kong and most overseas Chinatowns. The meatball is made of beef, and usually has a tofu skin layer in the bottom, garnished with some vegetables like scallions. It is served with Worcestershire sauce worldwide. The sauce in Hong Kong is known as kip zap (喼汁; Yale: gip3 jap1), and is entirely optional.[2]


The meatball is originally from Muslims, while during the Tang Dynasty and Song Dynasty, there are numerous Muslims from Arabic reside in Guangzhou.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Nutrient Values of Chinese Dim Sum" (PDF). Food and Environmental Hygiene Department. Retrieved 11 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "" 飲茶的意義. Retrieved on 2009-07-15.