Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Chinese Dumpling Recipe

As seen on our tv commerical we are happy to provide you our simple and easy Dumpling recipe:

What do you need?

1.1lbs ground pork
1/2 cup chopped green onions

1 cup chopped chinese cabbage (Siu Choy) (blanched)
1/2 cup carrots finely minced or grated
1 tbsp minced garlic

1 tsp minced ginger

1 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp sesame oil
1 egg

salt and pepper to taste

in-store dumpling wrappers (thaw 2hrs before combining ingredients)

Now what to do?

1. Combine all ingredients and mix altogether. Let sit for about 20 minutes so that the meat gets the full flavour.
2. Now take a mini-spoon full of meat and place in the middle of the wrapper.
3. Either damp the wrapper's edges with water or egg white.
4. Fold and press together. Either crimp the edges together or use a fork and pinch.

How to cook them?

1. Heat wok or pan and add 2tsp oil.
2. Fry the dumplings until golden brown on bottom (and sides if you wish).
3. Then add 1/2 cup water and cover and let steam. Turn heat down to medium. Add more water if wok dries out.

How to enjoy them?
Enjoy your self-made dumplings with Dumpling sauce or make your own!

What you will need:
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup vinegar

2 tbsp mirin
1 tbsp sesame oil
1 tsp
1 tbsp minced onion
1 tsp minced ginger
1 tsp minced garlic
1 tsp minced green pepper
(add dried or fresh chilli if you want it spicy!)

1. Combine all sauce ingredients


Now enjoy your self made dumplings with self-made sauce!
Please share with us your experience and pictures!

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