Thursday, 29 September 2011

dumplings/dim sum

Wonton wrappers
500g minced chicken
1 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp sesame oil
1 tsp salt
1 tbsp Chinese rice wine
freshly ground black pepper
1 stalk spring, finely chopped
1 cup chives, finely chopped
1 tsp ginger paste
1. In a mixing bowl mix together all ingredients except for the wrappers.
2. Place 1 tbsp of the meat mixture into the middle of each wrapper then dampen the edges of the wrapper with water. Now the dough over the filling making a half moon shape then seal the edges by pinching it.
3. If you are boiling:  Place water into a large pot and bring it to a boil, once boiling place dumpling slowly one by one while giving it a gentle stir to avoid them sticking together.  Cook each dumpling for around 2-3 minutes.
If you are deep frying: Heat up a oil in deep fryer and deep fry each dumplings for 3 minutes
If you are steaming : Place dumplings in steamer and steam for 25 minutes.

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