pork dumplings with dipping sauce




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These make for a very tasty starter. They can be either pan-fried or deep-fried.



For the pork dumplings

  • 250g pork mince
  • 1 cup finely chopped coleslaw mix
  • 1 tablespoon finely diced red onion
  • ¼ cup chicken stock
  • 1½ tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine or dry sherry
  • 1½ tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1½ teaspoons grated fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 500g dumpling wrappers
  • Cooking oil, for frying

For the asian dipping sauce

  • ½ cup rice wine vinegar
  • ⅓ cup light soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • Toasted sesame seeds, to sprinkle


For the pork dumplings with dipping sauce

  • To make the Asian Dipping Sauce, mix all the ingredients in a small bowl. Sprinkle with the sesame seeds.
  • To make the dumplings, place all the ingredients, except the wrappers and cooking oil, in a large bowl and mix to combine.
  • Working in batches, lay out a few dumpling wrappers and place a teaspoon of mixture into the centre of each. Fold over and seal with your fingers by dipping your fingers into warm water.
  • Heat the oil in a pan or saucepan.
  • When it is very hot, pan-fry or deep-fry the dumplings in batches until golden brown.
  • Serve with the Asian Dipping Sauce.