Eileen Yin-Fei Lo
By Eileen Yin-Fei Lo
The phoenix is the traditional symbol of the bride or the woman of nobility and, quite simply, these dumplings, called “phoenix eyes,” are shaped to look like women’s eyes.
Place shrimp in bowl of electric mixer. Add salt and blend for 5 minutes.
Add egg white and blend for 2 minutes.
Add tapioca flour and blend for 1 minute.
Add sugar, pork fat, sesame oil, oyster sauce, white pepper, and scallions and blend thoroughly for 5 to 7 minutes.
Using Wheat Starch—Tapioca Flou