Peppermint Thai Dumplings
This is much easier than it sounds. These days you can buy
wonton skins in the produce department of your supermarket. You can also buy wonton makers in
Asian grocery stores; they make perfect wontons with no effort.
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Yield: 5 servings
4 1/2 cups (1L) water
6 peppermint tea bags
1 lb (455g) ground pork or turkey
2 Tbs (25g) diced scallions
2 Tbs (30mL) wok oil
20 wonton skins
1/4 cup water
Apricot-Ginger wonton dipping sauce:
3 Tbs (45mL) water
1/2 cup (120mL) light soy sauce
1 Apricot Ginger tea bag
Bring 1/2 cup (120mL) of water to a boil and add 2 of the tea bags.
Steep for 5 minutes and remove the tea bags, squeezing excess liquid into the tea; then
discard the bags.
Combine the tea, ground pork or turkey, scallions, and wok oil, and
blend well. Place 2 Tbsp (30mL) of the mixture on each wonton skin and fold up the sides.
Place the remaining 4 tea bags in the 4 cups (.95L) water, and bring to
a boil in the bottom part of a steamer. Place the wonton on the top of the steamer and steam
for 15 to 20 minutes or until cooked through.
To make dipping sauce:
Combine the water, soy sauce, and tea bag, and let steep for 20
minutes. Remove the tea bag, squeezing excess liquid into the sauce; then discard the bag.
Serve as a dipping sauce for Peppermint Thai Dumplings.
Courtesy of Celestial Seasonings (from Cooking with Tea, by Jennifer
and Mo Siegal)
Serving Size 1 serving
Calories from Fat 197 (31%)
% Daily Value*
34%Total Fat 22g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.1g
Monounsaturated Fat 11.1g
Sugar Alcohols 0g