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Har Gow (Dim Sum Shrimp Dumplings) 虾饺

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10 Best Must Order Hong Kong Dim Sum List

Har Gow (Dim Sum Shrimp Dumplings)

Har Gow (Dim Sum Shrimp Dumplings)

The KING of dim sum, the har gao, is the benchmark of any dim sum restaurant in Hong Kong. Stuffed plump with springy shrimp, pork fat, and bamboo shoots, and wrapped with a delicate rice flour wrapper, these are the ICONIC dish of any dim sum meal
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Har Gow (Dim Sum Shrimp Dumplings)

This recipe for Har Gow (dim sum crystal shrimp dumplings) has been a long time coming. After many experiments, we’ve cracked the code on how to make them.
Recipe by thewoksoflife

Har Gow (Dim Sum Shrimp Dumplings)

Ingredients:

For the filling:

  • 1/2 pound raw shrimp
  • 1 tsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/4 tsp white pepper
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp ginger (minced)
  • 1/4 cup bamboo shoots (finely chopped)

For the dough:

Har Gow (Dim Sum Shrimp Dumplings)

Instructions:

For the filling:

  • Mix everything (except the bamboo) together; whip in one direction for a few minutes until the mixture starts to look sticky.
  • Now add the chopped bamboo shoots, and mix everything together. Cover and refrigerate while preparing the dough.

For the dough:

  • Mix the wheat starch and cornstarch in a mixing bowl. Slowly add in the boiling water, while stirring rapidly. Now add in the lard (or oil) and continue to stir.
  • Knead the dough for a couple of minutes, until it turns into a smooth dough ball.
  • Roll the dough into a long cylinder, and divide it into 18 equal pieces.
  • Cover the dough pieces with a damp paper towel.

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