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How to Cook Shiitake Mushroom Dumplings

Dumplings are usually wrapped in wonton wrappers and it is an Asian appetizer.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: mushroom dumplings, Shiitake mushrooms
Servings: 6 to 8 pcs
Calories: 123kcal
Author: Manny

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup white glutinous rice malagkit rice
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 6 to 8 pcs large shiitake mushrooms
  • 1/2 kilo ground pork
  • 1 Tbsp. rice wine
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. light soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • sesame oil

Instructions

How to cook Shiitake Mushroom Dumplings:

  • Soak rice in cold water for at least 45 minutes or overnight. Drain rice and mix with salt.
  • Remove the stems from the mushrooms and chop the stems.
  • Mix chopped stems with pork, rice wine, sugar, soy sauce and corn starch.
  • Score the backs of the mushrooms, cutting a petal design.
  • Fill the mushroom caps with the meat mixture.
  • Spread the salted rice on a plate and press the filled mushrooms caps into the rice to coat the meat.
  • Spread sesame oil on a heatproof dish and place the filled mushroom caps.
  • Steam for 30 minutes. Serve with dipping sauce of vinegar and soy sauce mixed together.