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Shrimp Dumplings

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Shrimp dumplings are also known as shrimp shumai in chinese. Why do you need to go to a chinese restaurant when you can make those yummy dumplings at home? This recipe is little involved but worth the effort. Hope you enjoy.
  Wanton wrappers 25 Small
  Sesame oil 1 Tablespoon
  Bovril 1 Tablespoon
  Water 500 Milliliter
For the filling
  Shrimps 1 Pound
  Green onions 2 Medium, chop
  Sesame seed oil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Eggs 1 Medium
  Salt To Taste
  Cracked pepper To Taste

1. Rinse the shrimps and put them in a blender.
2. Chop green onions and add it to the processor, add sesame oil, cornstarch, egg, some freshly cracked black pepper and some salt.
3. Pulse everything together until you get a smooth paste, about 6-7 pulse.
4. Lay wanton wrappers and put about 1/2 tablespoon of shrimp mixture in each wrapper.
5. Fold the wrappers diagonally, and seal the edges, set aside.

6. Boil water in a large pot, add 1 tablespoon of bovril.
7. Once the water reaches to a boil, place half a batch of the shrimp dumplings in the water.
8. Poach them for 1-2 minutes or when then float on the surface.
9. Remove the shrimp dumpling with a slotted spoon.

10. Serve the shrimps dumplings with soy sauce and hot sauce, sprinkle some green onions if you like.

Things You Will Need
Food processor
Slotted spoon

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Shrimp Shumai

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