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).
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.
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.
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.
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