Fried Shrimp Dumplings (Xia Guo Tieh) with Soy Vinegar Dipping Sauce

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      20 min

Appears in
China Modern: 100 Cutting-Edge, Fusion-Style Recipes for the 21st Century

By Ching-He Huang

Published 2006

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The trick to a good dumpling is to finely chop all the ingredients so that with each nibble the filling melts in the mouth with the detection of a little ‘bite’ between mouthfuls.

The tedious part is all the chopping and preparation but I promise you it pays: Xia Guo Tieh would be less delicious without the effort. The shortcut here is to use bought wonton wrappers from your local Chinese supermarket. They can be frozen so you can stock up. The dipping sauce is simple and the star i