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Prawn and Chive Dumplings
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5 from 2 votes

How to Cook Prawn and Spring Onion Dumplings

Dumplings is an Asian dimsum appetizer and it is very similar to siomai. They can be steamed or fried depending on your preference.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time18 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: dumplings, prawns, spring onions
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 211kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1/2 kilo prawns peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped spring onions
  • 2 tsp. grated onion
  • 1/2 Tbsp. crushed garlic
  • 2 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 Tbsp. light soy sauce
  • 2 tsp. sesame oil
  • 1 egg
  • wonton wrappers round shape
  • water for brushing

For the dipping sauce:

  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. calamansi juice


How to make Prawn and Spring Onion Dumplings:

  • In a bowl, mix well to combine the prawns, onions, garlic, cornstarch, soy sauce, sesame oil and egg.
  • Place a teaspoonful of prawn mixture into each wonton wrapper.
  • Brush edges with water. Fold in half and press edges of wonton wrappers to seal.
  • 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.
  • In a small bowl, combine soy sauce and calamansi juice. Serve as dipping sauce for the dumplings.