Huat ah! Did you know that dumplings are said to bring wealth due to their ingot-shape? Welcome luck and prosperity into your home this Chinese New Year with a delicious platter of chicken dumplings!

1 hr 30 mins

medium

2 pax

Ingredients:

Adjust Servings
1 ¾cups all-purpose flour
½cup water
5tbsp Naturel Premium Blend Cooking Oil
2tbsp corn starch
½ small onion, chopped
60g shiitake mushrooms, chopped
250g minced chicken
2 sprits spring onion, chopped
1tsp sesame oil
1 ½tbsp soy sauce
½tsp sugar
1tbsp Shaoxing wine
Dipping sauce
½cup Naturel Organic Balsamic Vinegar
5 - 10g ginger, finely sliced

Directions

1
Make the dough
- Pour the flour in a large mixing bowl. Gradually add water to the flour, mix thoroughly, and knead into a dough for 10 minutes.
- Cover with a damp cloth and let the dough rest for an hour.
2
Cook the filling
- Heat 2 tablespoons of Naturel Premium Blend Cooking Oil over medium heat in a large pan.
- Add the chopped small onion and cook until translucent. Then add the chopped shiitake mushrooms and cook for 4 minutes Transfer to a bowl, along with the minced chicken, sesame oil, soy sauce, sugar, Shaoxing wine, and 3 tablespoons of Naturel Premium Blend Cooking Oil.
- Use a pair of chopsticks to mix the fillings together in one direction for about 5 minutes, until the mixture resembles a paste.
3
Assemble the dumplings
- Lengthen the dough and then divide it into 24 equal pieces. Then, roll out each piece into a rough circle about 3½ inches in diameter, and add about 2 tablespoons of filling.
- Pleat the dumplings and ensure they are tightly sealed. Continue until all the dumplings are assembled.
4
Pan Fry Method
- Add a tablespoon of Naturel Premium Blend Cooking Oil to a skillet over medium high heat. Add the dumplings to the pan, pan-fry until the bottoms of the dumpling turn golden brown.
- Add ½ cup of water into the skillet and cover the lid. Allow the dumplings to cook for 6-8 minutes.
5
Steam Method
- Place parchment paper on a bamboo steamer. Place the dumpling on the parchment paper and cover the lid. Steam for 8-10 minutes.
- Finally, add the finely sliced ginger to ½ cup of Naturel Organic Balsamic Vinegar into a bowl and serve as dipping sauce with the cooked dumplings. Enjoy!