Just Awesome Prawn and Ginger Dumplings

I am a dumpling nut, just keep them coming and I’m happy. You can make your own wrappers but really the store wrapper are great, especially if you have a local Asian grocer.

Just Awesome Prawn and Ginger Dumplings

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Serves: 24-30 Cooking Time: 30 mins


  • 250g green prawns
  • 3cm piece fresh ginger
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 30 gow gee wrappers
  • Soy sauce, to serve



Peel and clean prawns, chop into a rough mince. Transfer to a medium bowl.


Peel and finely grate ginger and thinly slice green onion.


Mix ginger, onion, soy, oyster sauce and oil into prawns.


Place 1 gow gee wrapper on a flat surface. Spoon 2 teaspoons of prawn mixture into centre of wrapper. Brush edges with cold water.


Press edges together to seal, then pleat. Place on a baking paper-lined baking tray.


Repeat with remaining wrappers and prawn mixture.


Line a large bamboo steamer with baking paper. Place over a wok of simmering water. Place 1/3 of the dumplings in steamer (make sure they're not touching). Cover. Steam for 5 minutes or until wrappers are translucent and prawn mixture is cooked through.


Repeat with remaining dumplings in 2 batches.


Serve with soy.

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    Miss Food Fairy
    March 6, 2017 at 12:12 am

    Thanks David for sharing these delicious dumplings. I look forward to trying them – have pinned for later reference 🙂

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