It's hard to resist a dumpling. They are these perfect pockets of everything we love. Whether it is shrimp, pork, chicken or even edamame - dumplings make for great appetizers and even a light main dish with mixed vegetables as an accompaniment.
Many think of dumplings as a restaurant only treat. This easy recipe can be enjoyed anytime at home in just a few short steps.
Shrimp and Cilantro Dumplings
1 Cup All Purpose Flour
1 Cup Milk
2 Teaspoons Baking Powder
1 Teaspoon White Sugar
½ Teaspoon Salt
1 Tablespoon Butter
2 Tablespoons Chopped Cilantro
½ Cup Cooked Diced Shrimp
3 cups Chicken BrothBlack Sesame Seeds for garnish
- Bring chicken stock to a slow boil.
- Combine together flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt in a bowl.
- Add butter until it becomes crumbly.
- Whisk in milk to make a soft dough. Set aside.
- If using raw shrimp, place in boiling water for 5-7 minutes until pink.
- Dice shrimp.
- Chop cilantro
- Add cooked shrimp and cilantro into dough. Combine.
- Immediately following, drop teaspoon sized dumplings in boiling chicken stock for approximately 10 -12 minutes depending on density of dumplings.
Place on a plate with wilted greens for color and sprinkle black sesame seeds. Serve with a low sodium soy sauce and honey dipping sauce. Yum!