Chinese Dim Sum
Chinese Dish with Fried Vegetables

Shrimp Dumpling Soup

Chinese food




  • 20 won ton pastry skins, 6 cm square
  • 12 oz/300g minced pork
  • 6oz/150g raw minced prawns
  • 2 tsp cornflour
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • ½ tbsp pepper
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 2oz/50g translucent vermicelli, socked till soft
  • 30 fl oz/750ml water
  • 1 chicken stock cube
  • finely chopped fresh coriander or spring onions
  • 3 tbsp of Hoisin sauce


How to cook

  • Mix pork, prawns, cornflour, sesame oil, pepper and soy sauce.
  • Place 2 tsp on each won ton skin, gather up and twist to seal with a little water.
  • Bring water and stock cube to boil
  • Drop in dumplings and vermicelli, cook for 3 minutes.
  • Adjust seasoning.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander or chopped spring onions.


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