Pork and Shrimp Dumplings Recipe

Pork and Shrimp Dumplings Recipe

Pork and Shrimp Dumplings Recipe

I love dumplings and have come up with this recipe using all ingredients that I like. The dumplings consist of pork, shrimp, watercress, water chestnuts, and assorted seasonings, and they are absolutely delicious!

  • Preparation Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes

Ingredients for making Pork and Shrimp Dumplings

  • ¼ pound ground pork
  • 1 cup chopped watercress
  • ½ (8 ounce) can water chestnuts, drained and chopped
  • ¼ cup chopped green onions
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 ½ tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground white pepper
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • 1 (16 ounce) package round dumpling skins
  • 1 pound peeled and deveined medium shrimp

Directions for making Pork and Shrimp Dumplings

  1. In a large bowl, combine the pork, watercress, water chestnuts, green onion, oyster sauce, sesame oil, garlic, soy sauce, ground white pepper and salt and mix together well.
  2. Place 1/2 teaspoonful of this filling onto each dumpling skin. Place 1 shrimp on the filling, slightly wet the edge of the dumpling skin, fold over and pinch with your fingers to form a seal all the way around.
  3. To cook: Pan fry the dumplings in a large skillet over medium heat with oil for 15 minutes, turning over halfway through OR Place them in a pot of boiling water for 10 minutes; drain and serve in hot chicken broth.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 234
  • Total Fat 6g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Cholesterol 81mg
  • Sodium 402mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 28g
  • Dietary Fiber 1g
  • Total Sugars 0g
  • Protein 16g
  • Vitamin C 3mg
  • Calcium 53mg
  • Iron 3mg

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