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Chilled Chinese Dumplings with Creamy Dukkah Sauce

For a light starter, serve these chilled dumplings filled with Chinese broccoli, ground pork and shrimp. Serve with a creamy peanut sauce that’s flecked with a toasted Middle Eastern spice blend.
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Makes 10 appetizer servings (4 dumplings each).


  • Chinese Dumplings:

  • 2 cups coarsely chopped leaves and stems from Chinese broccoli, broccoli rabe, broccolini or other broccoli variety

  • 2 tablespoons rice wine

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

  • 2 teaspoons caster sugar

  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic

  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Ground Ginger

  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper

  • 250g pork mince

  • 250g peeled and deveined prawns, cut into 1/2cmpieces

  • 40 wonton wrappers

  • Creamy Dukkah Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup smooth peanut butter

  • 3 tablespoons Dukkah Spice Blend

  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar

  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Chilli Powder

  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil

  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce

  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Sea Salt


  • 1.

    For the Dumplings, cook Chinese broccoli in large saucepan of boiling water 1 minute or until bright green. Immediately transfer to bowl of ice cold water to stop cooking process. Drain well, squeezing Chinese broccoli dry.

  • 2.

    Mix rice wine, soy sauce, sugar, garlic, ginger, sesame oil and white pepper in large bowl until well blended. Add Chinese broccoli, pork and shrimp; mix well. Refrigerate until well chilled.

  • 3.

    Place about 1 tablespoon filling in center of each wonton wrapper. Brush edges lightly with water. Fold in half to form a triangle, pressing edges to seal. Bring water to boil in large saucepan. Add about 10 dumplings at a time to saucepan; cook 4 to 6 minutes or until filling is cooked through. Remove dumplings with slotted spoon to bowl of ice cold water. Let stand 2 minutes to chill. Drain well and transfer to serving plate. Cover. Refrigerate until well chilled.

  • 4.

    For the Creamy Dukkah Sauce, mix peanut butter and 100ml water in medium bowl until well blended. Stir in remaining ingredients. Serve with chilled dumplings.

  • TIP: Chinese broccoli or gai lan is a dark green leafy vegetable with thick stems and small flower heads similar in appearance to broccoli. Its flavor is stronger than broccoli and faintly bitter. :


Nutrition Information Per Serving: 213 Calories, Fat 9g, Protein 13g, Carbohydrates 20g, Cholesterol 54mg, Sodium 505mg, Fiber 2g

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