How to Cook Prawn and Spring Onion Dumplings
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Chinese
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Serves: 4 servings
  • ½ kilo prawns, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • ¼ cup chopped spring onions
  • 2 tsp. grated onion
  • ½ Tbsp. crushed garlic
  • 2 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 Tbsp. light soy sauce
  • 2 tsp. sesame oil
  • 1 egg
  • wonton wrappers
  • water for brushing
For the dipping sauce:
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. calamansi juice
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How to make Prawn and Spring Onion Dumplings:
  1. In a bowl, mix well to combine the prawns, onions, garlic, cornstarch, soy sauce, sesame oil and egg.
  2. Place a teaspoonful of prawn mixture into each wonton wrapper.
  3. Brush edges with water. Fold in half and press edges of wonton wrappers to seal.
  4. Fold edges lightly to create pleat design. Place in steamer and steam for about 8 minutes or until prawns are cooked and wrappers are tender.
  5. In a small bowl, combine soy sauce and calamansi juice. Serve as dipping sauce for the dumplings.
Recipe by Panlasang Pinoy Meat Recipes at