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Crab Dumplings (Dim Sum)  HT  HD  PFC  Chinese  40mins

Makes 24     Hot Shellfish Seafood Vegetables Herbs  Chi  Hors d’oeuvre Starter Party Food

1 Egg White
2 tbsp Rice Wine or Sherry
1 teasp Soy Sauce
1 teasp Castor Sugar
225g/8oz Crabmeat
6 Water Chestnuts, chopped
1 tbsp freshly chopped Coriander (cilantro)
24 Wonton Wrappers (about 10cm/4 inch square)


1. Place the egg white in a medium mixing bowl, beat lightly with a fork then add half the rice wine or sherry, the soy sauce and sugar and beat lightly again.

2. Add the crabmeat, water chestnuts and coriander and mix with a fork until well blended. Set aside.

3. Lay the wontons out on a work surface and cut into rounds with a large biscuit cutter, lightly brush the surface of each wrapper with the remaining rice wine/sherry then place a level tablespoon of the crab filling in the centre of each wrapper. Bring the edges of each wrapper together into a half circle shaped parcel, pressing the edges together to seal.

4. Steam the dumplings for 10-15 minutes until the filling is set.

Can be served as part of a Dim Sum selection 



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