Shrimp & Shiitake Dumplings – Dumplings med Räkor och Shiitake fyllning

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Yesterday it was time for dumplings again, and I must say that it went much better than my previous attempts (here and here). These dumplings were made with two different fillings, Shiitake mushroom, garlic and scallion, and shrimp, scallions and peanuts. I steamed these in two ways, some of them in a real steamer (easiest) the other one’s I put on a spatula and held it over boiling water with a lid on… Both ways worked, so don’t be discouraged if you don’t have a steamer :). The past times I’ve made dumplings I’ve made them as small bags, but this time I folded the dough across, into a triangle, and then folded the other corners in and tightened, so that they became squares (you can see what they looked like from the pictures). All in all a very successful dinner.

Recipe / Recept 

Dumpling dough (got mine at whole foods) / Dumpling deg (kan tänka mig att det finns på asiatiska matvarubutiker) 

Shiitake filling / Shiitake fyllning

5 shiitake mushrooms / 5 shiitake svampar

6 baby scallions / 6 bebis salladslökar 

2 cloves of garlic / 2 vitlöksklyftor

1 tbsp of soy / 1 msk soya 

Shrimp & Peanut filling / Fyllning med Räkor och Jordnötter

about 0.8 ounces of shrimp / ca 400 g räkor

6 baby scallions / 6 bebis salladslökar 

1 tsp of peanut butter / 1 tsk jordnötssmör 

1 tsp of hoisin sauce / 1 tsk hoisinsås

about 2 tbsp of chopped peanuts / ca 2 msk hackade jordnötter

1. Start by cutting the mushrooms and scallions into small pieces. / Börja med att hacka svamparna och lökarna i små bitar.

2. Heat a frying pan, sauté the mushrooms, scallions and crushed garlic. Add soy. / Hetta upp en stekpanna, stek svamp, lök, och pressad vitlök. Lägg i soya.

4. Set filling one aside. / Ställ den första fyllningen åt sidan.

5. Cut the shrimp and scallions into small pieces. / Hacka räkor och lök.

6. Sauté together with peanut butter and hoisin sauce, add the chopped peanuts at the end. / Stek tillsammans med jordnötssmör och hoisinsås, lägg i de hackade jordnötterna på slutet.

7. Fold the dumplings by adding about a teaspoon of filling in the middle, watering the edges and then folding across into a triangle, holding the top tight and then folding in the corners to the middle, creating a square. / Vik ihop dumplings genom att lägga ca 1 tsk fyllning i mitten, blöt kanterna med vatten. Sedan viker du degen rakt över så att du får en triangel, håll i toppen och vik in kanterna till en kvadrat och täpp till kanterna.

8. Steam the dumplings for about 3 min. / Ånga i ca 3 min.

9. Done! / Klart!

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