Chicken & Chive Dumplings


Chicken & Chive Dumplings

Recipe type: Yield: 4 Prep time: Cook time: Total time:

Dim sum is one of the most popular styles of Cantonese cuisine. Creating your own delicious dumplings can be made easy with the help of the freshest ingredients and a good technique.


Filling Ingredients:
300g Ground Chicken
200g Shelled fresh shrimps
½ a bunch of finely chopped Chinese garlic chives
1 Garlic clove, crushed
1 tbsp Chinese Shao Shing wine
1 tbsp Light soy sauce
½ tsp Freshly grated ginger
½ tsp Ground dried shrimp
1 pinch Sugar
1 ½ tsp Sesame oil
1 tbsp Cornflour
1 tsp Salt
½ tsp Ground white pepper

Dumpling ingredients:
Whole chives
4 Shu-mei wrappers (Wonton Skin)


  1. Whip by hand all of the filling ingredients until they are fully combined and
  2. hold together.
  3. Place a dollop of the filling in the center of each wrapper and bring up the
  4. corners to form a little & money bag; Leave the top open so that you can
  5. see some of the filling.
  6. Blanch the whole chives in very hot water tap water. Then tie a chive
  7. around the neck of each dumpling so that it looks like it is wearing a little
  8. green belt.
  9. Steam the dumplings in an oiled bamboo steamer for 15 minutes, in a
  10. steaming wok.
  11. Serve hot with sweet chili sauce.

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