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12 INGREDIENTS11 STEPS1HR 30MIN

Pork and Shepherd's Purse Dumplings

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This classic Chinese dumplings recipe is an old family secret from Suzhuo province in China. The best and most authentic dumplings you'll ever make!

1HR 30MIN

Total Cooking Time

12

Ingredients
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Ingredients
US / METRIC
Servings:
4
Serves 4
20
Wonton Wrappers
4
Scallions
7 cups
Shepherd's Purse
Spinach
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp
Chicken Bouillon Powder
2 Tbsp
Vegetable Oil
to taste
to taste
to taste
Sesame Oil
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Directions

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Step 1
Wash the Shepherd's Purse (7 cups) and remove any wilted leaves.
Step 2
In a pot of boiling water, blanch the shepherd's purse (250 g) for one minute then strain it.
Step 3
Mince the Fresh Ginger (1/4 in) and Scallions (4) .
Step 4
Mince the shepherd's purse. Then use your hands to squeeze as much water as you can out of it.
Step 5
In a bowl, add the Ground Pork (9 oz) , minced ginger, scallion, Egg (1) , shepherd's purse, Salt (1 Tbsp) , and Chicken Bouillon Powder (1 Tbsp) . Mix everything until combined.
Step 6
Take a Wonton Wrappers (20) , put a tablespoon of meat filling in the center. Fold the skin in half once, then fold it again once more.
Step 7
Take the ends of the second fold and bring them together. Use some water on the ends to help them stick together.
Step 8
In a pot of boiling water, cook 10 dumplings for 7-10 minutes. The wanton skins will be slightly translucent and the dumplings will have floated to the top.
Step 9
After cooking, set aside on a plate to dry for 20 minutes.
Step 10
Add Vegetable Oil (2 Tbsp) to a pan over medium heat. Pan-fry the dumplings for about 5 minutes. Do not crowd the pan. Turn over once in awhile using chopsticks.
Step 11
Serve with some Soy Sauce (to taste) and Sesame Oil (to taste) or Sriracha (to taste) .

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