500g Peeled Prawns, chopped
50g Chinese Chives, finely chopped
½ tsp Minced Ginger
1 Red Chili, seeded and finely chopped
2 tsp Soy Sauce
1 tsp Sesame Oil
1 tsp Sugar
¼ Sea Salt
A few dashes of White Pepper
1 Tbsp Corn flour
1 Packet Dumpling Wrappers
1. Make the stuffing: Place the chopped shrimp, chive, ginger, chili, soy sauce, sesame oil, sugar, sea salt, white pepper, corn flour in a bowl, mix well and marinate for about 30 minutes.
2. Make the dumplings: Place about 1½ teaspoons of stuffing into the center of each dumpling skin. Place the finished Shao Mai on your work surface, pushing it slightly to give it a flat base.
3. Set the steamer over high heat. Steam the Shao Mai for about 8 to 9 minutes.
4. Remove and serve immediately with light soy and vinegar sauce.