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Chinese Shumai Shrimp Dumplings

Ingredients

20-30 round wonton wrappers (available at Asian groceries)
1 lb fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails removed
3 dried Chinese mushrooms, soaked, trimmed and chopped fine
1 tbs fresh ginger, chopped
1 and 1/2 tbs soy sauce
2 tsp rice wine, vinegar
2 tsp sesame oil
2 tbs corn starch
kosher salt and white pepper to taste

These are flavorful shrimp dumplings that are very popular in Chinese Dim Sum houses.

  • Add the shrimp to food processor and process into a smooth paste.
  • Add the shrimp to a bowl along with the other ingredients and mix well.
  • Place about a tbs of the filling on each wrapper, and gather up the sides for form ripples, leaving the center open.
  • Press the dumplings down on a cutting board to create a flat bottom in order for dumplings to stand up.
  • When the dumplings are filled, add to a bamboo or stainless steel steamer and steam for about 5-6 minutes or until cooked through.
  • Serve with a variety of dipping sauces, ie, Soy and or chili sauce.

Servings

20

Prep

30 min

Cook

5 min

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Skill Level

Easy