An Ultimate Guide to the Top Dim Sum Dishes You Need to Try

Dim sum, also known as 點心 is a traditional Chinese meal made up of small dishes of dumplings and other snack dishes. Dim Sum is typically eaten for breakfast or lunch. Similar to the way that the Spanish eat tapas, the dishes are shared among family and friends. Explore our range of dim sum at Tuk Tuk Mart here.

Pork and Prawn Siu Mai

This delicious classic dim sum dish is a definitive favourite among dim sum enthusiasts. Filled with minced pork and shrimp, sprinkled with crab roe on top. 

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Pork Siu Mai, a steam basket full of Siu Mai filled with pork, shrimp, crab roe. Yum Cha Dim Sum dish.


Shrimp Ha Kouw

One of the most popular dishes, a minced shrimp is wrapped in a translucent dumpling wrapper. 

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steamed shrimp dumpling peter garritano


Cheong Fun

Thinly rolled rice noodle sheets filled with a variety of filling to choose from: Shrimp, Char Siu Pork, Beef or Vegetables. Once prepared, pour sweet soy sauce all over for a mouthful of flavour.

Try our Shrimp Cheong Fun or Char Siu Cheong Fun here.

A plate of shrimp cheong fun, a dim sum dish served on a plate with sweet soy sauce with garnish


Siu Loong Bun or Xiao Long Bao

Xiao Long Bao directly translates to "small basket buns" which originated from Shanghai. This dumpling is delicately wrapped with pork and prawn filling and delicious soup-y goodness. This is a must try!

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Char Siu Bao

A Cantonese classic, these fluffy steamed buns are filled with juicy and tender sweet BBQ Pork. You simply cannot leave a dim sum restaurant without trying these delicious buns!

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Steamed white fluffy bun filled with BBQ Char Siu Pork, a classic delicious Dim Sum dish


Salted Egg Custard Bun

For those craving something sweet after your savoury Dim Dum dishes, give the Salted Egg Custard Bun a try! The filling of this steamed bun is a little sweet, a little salty and delectably creamy.

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Freshasia Salted Egg Custard Bun, a steamed bao bun filled with delicious creamy, sweet and salty egg custard


Can't decide or hungry for more? Why not try our Dim Sum Range and try a little bit of everything!

Delico Dim Sum Mix, combination of Dim Sum Dishes, Pork Sieuw Mai, Beef Sieuw Mai, Prawn Ha Kouw, Pork Xiao Long Bao