How To: Cooking Dim Sum 3 ways

Ever wondered how to cook dim sum? Don’t worry… we’ll show you 3 fast and easy ways to cook your favourite United Food Co Mixed Prawn Dim Sum.


  • Bamboo Steamer

Steam Method 

  1. Cut your baking paper into a circle to fit the base of your steamer and cut out small, half fingernail size holes throughout to let the steam through. Place on the base of your steamer.
  2. In a wok, pour boiling water to the half way point. Place the steamer on top of your wok.
  3. Place the frozen dim sum in the steamer then cover with a lid.
  4. Steam for 7-10 minutes, or until dim sum are cooked through.

Deep Fry Method

  1. Heat 2 cups of Olivado Avocado Cooking oil in a wok to a high heat.
  2. Using tongs, carefully add frozen dim sum to the oil, working in batches. Deep fry until golden brown and cooked through, about 6 minutes. Place the cooked dim sum on a paper-towel lined plate.

Potstickers Method

  1. Heat 2 tbsp of Olivado Avocado Cooking oil in a non-stick pan over medium heat.
  2.  Add the frozen dim sum and cook until the bottoms are golden brown, about two minutes.
  3. Increase the heat and add water to the pan, to cover about ? of the dim sum. Cover with a lid and steam until the dim sum are cooked through, about 6 minutes.
  4. Remove the lid and cook, swirling the pan, until the water evaporates off and the dim sum are crispy and deliciously golden.


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