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Asian cuisine lovers will be a huge fan of these dumplings - perfect as an entree or hordourves. Andthony Ross show us how...
Soak the dried Chinese mushrooms in hot water, and dice into small cubes when soft.
Chop 2/3 of the pork belly into a fine mince and cut the rest into small cubes.
Mix the pork belly mince with the seasoning ingredients (except water and sesame oil) in an electric mixer for 5 minutes on medium speed.
Turn the mixer onto the slow setting, add in the cold water and mix for a further 2 minutes. The mixture should now have an elastic texture.
Add in the diced pork, diced mushrooms and the rest of the ingredients. Mix thoroughly and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Spoon filing onto the middle of the wonton pastry and form a shape of a shiu mai.
Place in a lightly greased bamboo steamer, cover with lid and steam for 9 minutes.
To make the chili sauce, put all the ingredients in a blender and thoroughly combine.
This sauce can be prepared in advance and kept in the fridge for several days.
Time: 1 hour
Serves: 15 dumplings
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