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Steamed Prawn Dumplings

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Steamed Prawn Dumplings is an amazingly easy to prepare recipe which cannot just escape your guest's attention in any party. The delicious seafood recipe will get you a lots of compliments for your creativity.
  Pork 2 Tablespoon (Raw Variety)
  Prawn 1 (Pacific)
  Chinese mushrooms 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon (1 Dessertspoon)
  Canned bamboo shoots 1 Tablespoon
  Monosodium glutamate 1 Pinch (Good Pinch, Ve-Tsin)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Ginger sherry 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sesame oil 2 Drop (Few Drops Required)
  Chinese wheat starch 3 Ounce
  Hot water 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Cut the pork into smallish pieces.
Clean the prawn and cut it up.
Chop the mushrooms and the bamboo shoots.
Mix them together and pound them into a paste.
Add the seasonings, sherry and sesame oil.
Work all together and place ready.
Heap the wheat starch on an enamelled tray.
Make a depression in the centre and add hot water, drop by drop, to make a firmish paste.
Place it in a basin and steam it for 5 minutes.
Remove and form into a roll as soon as it can be easily handled.
Cut into 6 equal-sized pieces, about 1 1/4-inches each.
With the flat of a chopper, press each into rounds 2 1/ in diameter.
Divide the filling between them, rounding the top of each portion.
Pinch the edges together into a Dutch bonnet shape.
Steam for 15 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 275 Calories from Fat 14

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g2.3%

Saturated Fat 0.44 g2.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 101.8 mg33.9%

Sodium 666.3 mg27.8%

Total Carbohydrates 54 g17.9%

Dietary Fiber 0.43 g1.7%

Sugars 0.7 g

Protein 14 g28.8%

Vitamin A Vitamin C 0.06%

Calcium 1% Iron 2.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Steamed Prawn Dumplings Recipe