Shu Mai (Japanese Steamed Wontons)

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READY IN: 32mins
YIELD: 24 wontons
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Stir together ground beef, ginger, green onion, soy sauce, sugar sesame oil and cornstarch in a bowl, until the mixture becomes very sticky.
  • Divide mixture into 24 parts.
  • Holding tips of index finger and thumb together, place a wonton skin on top and top the skin with a portion of the meat.
  • Gently press the meat into the"hole" made by your fingers coming together to get the wrapper to come around the sides of meat.
  • Gently flatten the bottom of the shu mai.
  • Repeat with the remaining wrappers and meat.
  • Place a pea in the center of the meat on each shu mai and top the meat with a thin coating of oil.
  • Place shu mai in a steamer basket and steam for 12-14 minutes over high heat.
  • To prepare dipping sauce, Combine mirin, soy sauce and dashi in a small saucepan; bring to a boil.
  • Boil mixture for 1-2 minutes then allow to cool.
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