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Japanese Pork Dumplings

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Ingredients
  Flour 3 Cup (48 tbs), sifted
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Pork 1 Cup (16 tbs), cooked and diced
  Bean sprouts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water chestnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), diced
  Scallions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Watercress 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Dried ground chili peppers 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a bowl, sift flour and salt, add water slowly, mixing until a stiff dough is formed.
2) Knead for few more minutes, cover with a bowl and let is rest for 80 minutes.
3) In a large saucepan, bring water to boil, add salt and let it simmer.

MAKING
4) In another bowl, mix together the pork, beansprouts, water chestnuts, scallions, watercress, soy sauce and chili peppers.
5) Add seasoning to taste.
6) Roll out the dough as thin as passible.
7) Cut it into 3 X 2 inch pieces.

FINALIZING
8) Spread the thin dough sheets on the working table.
9) Place a teaspoon of mixture on the middle of each sheet and fold.
10) Seal the edges with a little water.
11) Cook in boiling salted water for 10 minutes and drain.

SERVING
12) Can be served in soups or lightly browned in butter and serve hot as appetizer.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Japanese
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Pork
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
100 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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