Mom’s Chinese Prawn And Pork Dumplings Recipe (Chinese Dim Sum)

This is my mom’s recipe for steamed dumplings. This is a fast and easy recipe for delicious dumplings. Dumplings are delicious for lunch and makes a great dim sum item.
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Recipe is below:


4 to 6 chopped prawns
4 tablespoons ground pork
2 teaspoon egg white
2 teaspoons chopped water chestnut
1/4 teaspoon chicken base
1/4 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon light soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
wonton wrappers

Combine ingredients and mix well. Cut edges of wonton wrapper to make a circle. You can also use Shanghai dumpling wrapper, which is already in a circle shape. Put 1 tablespoon of ingredient onto wrapper. Secure wrapper around the ingredients, leaving the top open. Add small piece of carrot and green onion on top of the dumpling for garnish. Put dumplings into pan with boiling water. Cover and steam for 7 to 10 minutes. Enjoy! .

What do you think?


  1. You're very welcome. My mom and I are happy to do the vfideos. I'm glad you have great memories of your grandma's and mom's cooking.

  2. Thank you for all the receipes. Our family is also from Taisan and as a 3 generation Chinese American, I truly appreciated watching your mom's cooking as a remembrance of my grandma and mom's cooking.

  3. Thanks for sharing your thoughts on my video, Mom's Chinese Prawn And Pork Dumpling Recipe. My mom appreciates your compliments as well.

  4. Your mom is so cute! And these taste like how my mom used to do them, so im greatful for you posting this! Thank you!

  5. The recipe is right below the description in the introduction to the video. Before you had to scroll to see the recipe because there was a space. I have moved the recipe up so there is no space between the intoduction and the recipe. You can copy and paste the recipe. Thanks for checking out my video.

  6. You're very welcome. Great to hear you made Chinese dumplings today. Also great to hear your dumplings tasted really good. Thanks for checking out my video and on behalf of my mom, thanks for trying out her recipe.