Vegan Dumplings

Vegan Dumplings

Photo by MyNutriCounter Author Notes Rice paper is a healthy low calorie option in comparison to other wheat based products. This delicate translucent dumpling allows the diner to see the colourful nutritious vegetables which are bursting with vitamins. Another serving option is to create a rice wrap by leaving the one end open allowing the…

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Vegan Dumplings

Photo by MyNutriCounter
Author Notes

Rice paper is a healthy low calorie option in comparison to other wheat based products. This delicate translucent dumpling allows the diner to see the colourful nutritious vegetables which are bursting with vitamins. Another serving option is to create a rice wrap by leaving the one end open allowing the vegetables to cascade on to the plate creating a delicious display. The recipe can be found here –

http://www.mynutricounter.com/vegan-dumplings/ —Nikki Brown

  • Serves
    8
Ingredients

  • 8 pieces

    rice paper


  • 150 grams

    shiitake mushrooms, finely minced


  • 30 grams

    leeks, thinly sliced


  • 50 grams

    carrots, finely minced


  • 1/4 teaspoon

    black pepper powder


  • 15 milliliters

    soy sauce (gluten free optional)


  • 1 tablespoon

    chia seeds


  • 30 grams

    shallots, finely minced


  • 10 grams

    ginger, finely minced


  • 1/2 teaspoon

    Chinese five spice powder


  • 15 milliliters

    sesame oil


  • 15 milliliters

    hot water

Directions
  1. In a small bowl, combine hot water, soy sauce, sesame oil, and chia seeds. Leave to bloom for 15 minutes.
  2. Make the filling. Combine mushrooms, leeks, shallots, ginger, carrots, five spice, pepper, and bloomed chia seed mixture in a bowl. Fold ingredients thoroughly.
  3. Steam the dumplings for 3 minutes. Brush a little sesame oil onto the perforated insert of your steamer to keep the dumplings from sticking

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