Shrimp Mandu (Shrimp Dumplings)
At a fantastic dumpling stand in the Insadong area of Seoul, I had dumplings like these. The little shrimp tails poking out of the dumplings are an adorable cue to the filling within.
More From Cooking Light
Total: 57 Minutes
- Calories: 212
- Fat: 5.3g
- Saturated fat: 0.9g
- Monounsaturated fat: 2g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 1.5g
- Protein: 16.6g
- Carbohydrate: 22.3g
- Fiber: 1.4g
- Cholesterol: 72mg
- Iron: 2.7mg
- Sodium: 544mg
- Calcium: 70mg
- 30 medium shrimp, unpeeled
- 1/2 cup chopped shiitake mushroom caps
- 1/2 cup chopped green onions
- 2 garlic cloves, chopped
- 3 ounces trimmed boneless pork loin chop, chopped
- 3 ounces water-packed soft tofu, drained
- 2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
- 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 30 gyoza skins
- 6 large napa cabbage leaves
- 5 tablespoons Korean Dipping Sauce
- 1. Peel shrimp, leaving tails intact. Butterfly shrimp by cutting each along its back, cutting to, but not through, inside curve of shrimp. Remove and discard vein. Place butterflied shrimp on a paper towel-lined plate; refrigerate until ready to use.
- 2. Place mushrooms, onions, and garlic in a mini food processor; pulse until minced. Place mushroom mixture in a medium bowl. Place pork in processor; pulse until ground. Add pork to mushroom mixture. Add tofu, oil, pepper, and salt to mushroom mixture; toss well to combine.
- 3. Working with 1 gyoza skin at a time (cover remaining skins to prevent drying), moisten outside edge of gyoza with water. Place 1 shrimp on skin, cut side down, so tail slightly points up; allow tail to hang over outside edge of skin. Spoon about 1 teaspoon filling over shrimp. Fold gyoza skin over shrimp so edges meet on top; press edges to seal. Moisten one side of seam with water; pleat seam 5 or 6 times. Place dumpling, seam side up, on a baking sheet lined with damp paper towels; cover with damp paper towels to prevent drying. Repeat procedure with remaining gyoza skins, shrimp, and filling.
- 4. Line 2 trays of a bamboo steamer with cabbage leaves; top with steamer lid. Add water to a large skillet to a depth of 1 inch; bring to a boil. Place steamer in pan; steam cabbage 4 minutes or until cabbage wilts. Arrange dumplings in trays on top of cabbage; steam 8 minutes or until done. Serve with Korean Dipping Sauce.
Only you will be able to view, print, and edit this note.Add Note
More Recipes Like This