Homemade Kikiam

Homemade Kikiam
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Kikiam is a sausage like dish that has a chinese origin. It was adapted right away ever since it was introduced in the Philippines. Up until now, Kikiam has been one of Filipinos all time favorite streetfood (tusok-tusok) in the Philippines for so many decades. Try this recipe so you can definitely make this at your own kitchen.

Homemade Kikiam Recipe


  • 1 lb ground pork
  • ½ lb shrimp, minced
  • 1 medium carrot, minced
  • 1 medium onion, minced
  • 1 tbsp five spice powder
  • 2 tbsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch (diluted in 2 tbsp water)
  • 6 pcs bean curd sheets (tau pe)
  • 1 cup cooking oil


  1. Combine pork, shrimp, carrot, onion, five spice powder, salt, and pepper in a large mixing bowl and mix well.
  2. Lay a piece of bean curd sheet flat on a table.
  3. Scoop a decent amount of the mixture and arrange it at one end of the bean curd sheet.
  4. Fold the top and bottom ends of the bean curd sheets and then roll the sides until a sausage-like figure is formed.
  5. Dip your fingers in the diluted cornstarch and run it on the end of the bean curd sheet (this will help secure the kikiam).
  6. Prepare the steamer by pouring 4 cups of water and letting it boil.
  7. Arrange the kikiam in the steamer and then steam for 20 to 25 minutes.
  8. Remove from the steamer and then set aside.
  9. Heat the cooking oil in a pan.
  10. Pan fry the kikiam until the wrapper turns golden brown.
  11. Remove from the pan and then slice into serving pieces. Enjoy!
Homemade Kikiam
Homemade Kikiam

Looking for other Lutong Bahay Recipes to try on? Feel free to check out our ulam recipes, desserts recipes and snacks recipes.

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