Think about the best chicken dumplings that you’ve tasted, but this time – with a crunchier, healthier, juicy and sweet wrap! Hmm, but is Dimsum healthy in the first place? Good news, it can be depending on the ingredients and mode of preparation! For our friends who are practicing the keto diet, this recipe would be perfect for you. Because forget flour wrappers, this Chicken and Cabbage dim sum takes it up a notch by replacing them with the mighty cabbage instead.
Alternatively, you can always go dough-free! Stinge on your salt and use natural flavouring such as anchovies. Anchovies releases a rich, umami flavor that can add a layer of complexity when emulsified in a sauce or soup. With cabbage acting as a natural sugar substitute, this dim sum is a balance of sweet and salty. Besides, there are so many natural substitutes – both cooking and baking substitutes that could make their way into your dish.
If you’re already getting hungry, let’s dive right in. Try this recipe, because we’re sure it will definitely make it to your list of favourite dim sum treats.