Steamed meatball

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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
Hanyu Pinyin shānzhú niúròu wán
Cantonese Yale sāanjūk ngàuh yuhk yún
Literal meaning tofu bamboo beef ball

Steamed meatball is a common Cantonese dim sum dish.[1] It is popular in Hong Kong and most overseas Chinatowns. The meatballs are usually made of beef, water chestnut and coriander, and has a layer of tofu skin at the bottom. It is generally served with Worcestershire sauce (Chinese: 喼汁; Cantonese Yale: gīp jāp; pinyin: jiézhī).


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

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