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Homemade dumplings (水饺)

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These dumplings are the so-called “joint-venture” products made by both my hubby and myself. I prepared the ingredients and he wrapped and cooked the dumplings.

Ingredients:
100g prawns (peeled, deveined, chopped into small chuncks)
120g minced meat
40g carrot(chopped)
80g waterchessnut (chopped)
Round-shaped dumpling skins
Water for boiling

Seasonings:
2 tbsp oyster sauce
1 tsp salt
1½ tsp sugar
1 tbsp cooking oil
Dash of sesame oil & pepper
2 tsp cornflour
Spring onions for garnishings

Methods:
1. Combine all ingredients and seasonings in a mixing bowl. Stir in 1 direction until well combined.
2. Cover the bowl with clip wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
3. Spoon out approx 1 tbsp of mixture, put on the dumpling skin.
4. Dip some water at the side of the dumpling and press firmly. Set aside.
5. Boil water in a large cooking pot. When the water is boiling, add in the dumplings.
6. Cook until the dumpling skin is transparent and the dumplings are floating on the boiling water.
7. Dish out and serve

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2 Comments

  1. limpepsi says:

    I guess you like chinese dumplings a lot. Saw a few posts regarding this. I like chinese dumplings too! But after I came to Norway, I couldn’t find the dumpling skins but to make my own. I would recommend you to do it yourself cos it is totally different from those commercial dumpling skins. You control the thickness, of course, decide the chewiness as well. Normal dough, porridge dough etc all give different taste and chewiness.

    Chinese dumplings are just so good!

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