We have been planning a Chinese spice blend for a long time and which blend from Chinese cuisine is more well-known than the 5 spice blend?
There are so many ways to use this blend, it is incredibly versatile. We have kept it simple with these homemade dumplings. Dumplings are very easy to make, you don't need to know any fancy techniques, just fold the wrapper over the mixture and seal the edges
If you do not have a steamer you can just use a frying pan with 1-2 cm of water in it, place the dumplings inside, cover and steam for a few minutes.
- 250 g chicken breast mince
- 1/2 tbsp Chinese Five Spice Blend
- 2 chopped red chilli
- 3 chopped spring onions
- 1 cup shredded mix of carrot & cabbage
- 1 tbsp soy sauce
- 1 pack pre made dumpling wrappers
- In a bowl add the chicken mince, Chinese 5 Spice Blend, chilli, spring onion, shredded vegetables and soy sauce and mix well
- This mixture will make up to 40 dumplings
- On a flat surface place the dumpling wrapper and scoop 1 tsp of the dumpling mixture onto the wrapper
- Then lightly wet the edges of the wrapper using water and seal the dumpling by folding in half
- Once all dumplings are prepared, use a steamer to cook the dumplings. Steam the dumpling for around 5-6 minutes* or until cooked through
- Once cooked, serve with soy sauce garnished with some chopped chilli
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