Cabbage Dumplings Recipe


These dumplings make a great snack. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce.

Step 1

First make the filling. Roughly chop the shrimps. Add the salt, sugar, pepper and cornflour. Stir in the carrots, sesame oil and parsley; mix to bind the ingredients together.

Step 2

Chill for 30 minutes. For the dough, sift the flour, cornfiour and salt into a large bowl. Pour in the boiling water and stir quickly, then knead the mixture with the lard on to a lightly floured surface until smooth.

Step 3

Roll the dough into cylinder, then cut it into 40 equal portions. Flatten a portion of dough, then roll it out thinly to give a round or oval shape.

Step 4

Put a little filling in the mlddle, then enclose lt in the dough, pressineg the edges together to make a three-sided seam. Some of the dumplings can be folded in half and the edges pinched into a frilly pattern. Alternatively, the top of the dumplings can be left.

Step 5

Brush the very edge of the pastry with a little food colouring. Continue until all the dough and filling is used. Arrange the dumplings in a greased steamer and steak until cooked.

Things You'll Need

  • 12oz Peeled cooked shrimps
  • 1/2ts Salt
  • 1/2ts Sugar
  • Pinch of pepper
  • 1ts Cornflour
  • 3oz Carrots, parboiled and finely diced
  • A few drops of sesame oil
  • 1tb Chopped parsley
  • 5oz Strong white flour
  • 1/2oz Cornflour
  • 4ts Salt
  • 7fl Boiling water
  • 4oz Lard
  • A few drops of green food colouring

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