[Shanghai] Yang’s Dumplings 小杨生煎

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Yang’s Dumplingswww.xysjg.com | Dianping
Address: 淮海中路939-947号巴黎春天B1楼(近陕西南路) – B1, 930-947 Huaihai Middle Rd near Shanxi South Rd (卢湾区 Luwan District) (other locations available)
Date visited: 2013.07
Total bill: RMB¥6 (yes six kuai)
Will return: Yes

Shengjianbao is a must-have in Shanghai and Yang’s Dumplings 小杨生煎 is a must-try place for these.  The characters sheng-jian-bao literally translate to raw-fried-bun. These delicious babies are fried crispy on one side and filled with soup inside.

People often compare Yang’s to Da Hu Chun. Yang’s shengjianbao skin is very thin whereas Da Hu Chun’s is more fluffy. It’s all a matter of personal preference and there are days when I prefer one and days when I prefer the other. Either way, both are delicious.

Yang's Dumplings 小杨生煎
Shengjianbao 生煎包 (RMB¥6 for four pieces)

Yang's Dumplings 小杨生煎

Yang's Dumplings 小杨生煎

Thin skin on the outside and soupy pork filling inside.

Yang's Dumplings 小杨生煎