Homemade Shrimp Dumplings

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Shrimp dumpling is the most recognizable Cantonese dim sum. It has a crystal clear, translucent and chewy skin with either chopped or whole shrimp encased in it. It is a bite-size delicacy much like sushi.

Homemade Shrimp Dumplings Recipe


  • ½ lb. shelled, deveined cooked medium shrimp, finely chopped
  • 6 water chestnuts, minced
  • 6 mushrooms, finely chopped
  • 1 green onion, finely chopped
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 1-1/2 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 36 wonton wrappers

Cooking Instructions:

  1. In large bowl, combine shrimps; water chestnuts, mushrooms and green onion; mix well.
  2. Stir in egg, soy sauce, honey, salt and oil.
  3. Spread 2 teaspoon shrimp mixture evenly into center of each wrapper.
  4. Pleat edges up around filling.
  5. Press pleats together, leaving top open.
  6. Cover to prevent drying.
  7. In wok or large skillet, bring about 1 inch of water to a boil over medium-high heat.
  8. Arrange wonton on steamer rack in wok or skillet, open side up, not toughing.
  9. Reduce heat to low; steam, covered 10 to 15 minutes or until wontons are transparent.
  10. Arrange on a serving dish.
  11. Serve warm.
Shrimp Dumplings by d_lish_kitchen

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