When you see or
think of a small steamer basket you end up fantasizing about your favourite go
to dim sum place. And that is something totally understandable as it's a great
meal to share between friends and family, from the perfectly steamed siew mai
dumplings to the deep fried yam puff. There is always something for someone!
Dim Sum 101
It is believed that
Dim Sum has been around for a few centuries now. Many have associated Dim Sum
with Cantonese cuisine but that is not the case as it is believed to have
originated from Northern China. Back in the day Dim Sum was only made available
to the emperor as dishes like Dim Sum are considered a luxury only a few could
afford. As time progressed, it became available in tea houses too along the
prominent Silk Road.
Fun fact, dim sum
directly translates to “touch the heart” and linked to the Cantonese phrase
“yum cha” which simply means drink tea. A word that is oh so common in today’s
In The Now
It is safe to say
dim sum plays an essential part in Chinese culture and is a hit not only in
Asian countries but Western too. These delicious baked, fried, and steamed
selections vary in terms of filing, pastry, and shape in different regions it
comes from. Labelled as popular are the ones from Southern China, Canton, and
For those who come
to Resorts World Genting and want to have a yum cha date can be rest assured
that Genting Palace is the place to do so for afternoon dim sum. A family
friendly restaurant perfect for lunches, dinners, and even business meetings.
The restaurant prides itself on high-quality Chinese cuisine that not only
features dim sum but also double-boiled soups, an array of meat, vegetables and
You’re All that and Dim Sum
Quite the pun, but
on a more serious note here are the top 13 signature dim sum dishes in Genting
Palace that follow a very traditional recipe with daily supply of fresh seafood
and in house sauce comprising of shrimp paste.
Oven Baked Egg Tart - RM12
A smooth custard
surface with delicious egg filling and crispy pastry that perfectly crumble
when you bite in. If you are worried about your sugar control fret not as it is
not overly sweet.
Deep Fried Yam Puff (Wukok) - RM12
Now this can be
rather sinful but certainly worth it- fried yam with minced char siew and
Steamed Prawn Dumpling (Hargow) - RM18
wrapped around fresh and juicy prawns inside, a sight to behold
Steamed Siew Mai Dumpling- RM18
A mix of prawns, pork meat and fats topped
with fish roe.
Fried Radish Cake with Bean Sprouts and Egg- RM12
A dish that is
packed with a burst of flavours from the soft radish cake to the crunchy bean
sprouts and perfectly set eggs
Deep Fried Prawn Dumpling Served With Mayonnaise Sauce-
Very addictive that you
will be wanting more as its skin is perfectly crispy while the prawn mixture
inside is nice and moist
Steamed Spare Ribs with Black Bean Sauce - RM18
Steamed spare ribs
with flavourful sauce
Steamed Chicken Feet - RM12
A crowd pleaser,
the chicken feet are not only crunchy and delicious but is said to be a good
source of collagen
Steamed Char Siew Bun - RM12
A very popular char
siew filled bun that will have you going for a second piece
Che Cheong Fan- RM18
Che cheong fan
comes in different variations, this one sees prawns filled to the brim with bok
choy vegetables at the side and atop soy sauce, and this is usually eaten with
Deep Fried Sesame Balls- RM10
rice flour balls filled with red bean paste and coated with sesame seeds
Deep Fried Cheese Rolls - RM15
Talk about cheese
melting in your mouth this is the perfect cheese fried deep roll to indulge in.
We guarantee once
you have a taste of each of these dim sum dishes you would certainly want more.
So do head over early for lunch to get yourself a seat at the ever popular
Genting Palace located on Level 2, Genting Grand.
Do take note of the
operation hours whereby lunch is served daily from 12:00PM until 2:30PM and
dinner 6:30PM until 9:30PM.
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