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Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Shanghai Dumplings

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Preparation time : 30 minutes
Cooking time : 20 minutes

Serves 3-4

Ingredients :

For the wrapper dough
230g plain flour
1 tsp Baking powder
1/2 tsp Salt
2 egg yolks
200 ml warm water,

For the filling
3 medium leaves Cabbage
200g lean pork, ground
1 tbsp finely chopped Spring onions
1 clove Garlic, crushed
1 tbsp light Soy sauce
1 tbsp ginger juice
2 tsp Sesame oil
Pinch Pepper
1 tbsp cornflour

To serve
4 leaves Cabbage
4 slices fresh Ginger, shredded
Chinese red vinegar

Method :

1. For the wrapper dough: combine the flour, baking powder and salt in a large bowl. Add the egg yolks and water and knead together for 3-4 minutes. Cover with damp cloth and set aside.

2. For the filling: blanch the cabbage leaves in boiling water. Drain and chop finely.

3. Mix all filling ingredients and add about 2 tablespoons of cold water to loosen the mixture a little.

4. Roll the wrapper dough into cylinder and cut into 24 equal pieces. Roll out each piece to 10cm rounds. Place spoonful of filling in round; gather the edges and pinch closed.

5. Line a steamer with the 4 cabbage leaves and steam the dumplings for 18 minutes.

6. To serve: mix with shredded ginger and Chinese vinegar for a dipping sauce. Serve with the dumplings.

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