Power Couple: Dumplings with Pak Choi
Servings Prep Time
2for large dinner 5minutes
Cook Time
5minutes
Servings Prep Time
2for large dinner 5minutes
Cook Time
5minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Bring a large pan of water to a boil. When boiling, add the dumplings and cook until the water has returned to a boil + 1 minute. Drain of water.
  2. Heat up sesame oil in a large frying pan (wok pan). When hot, add white stalks of pak choi, red bell pepper, ginger, chili & garlic, in that order. Stir like a franatic Chinese chef for 4-5 minutes, then add pak choi leaves and soy sauce. Stir just until the pak choi leaves have wilted (this will take less than a minute). Take off heat.
  3. Combine, serve and enjoy.
Recipe Notes

Frozen dumplings need longer cooking time than slightly defrosted ones. I take the dumplings out of the freezer the minute I get home, then in about 10 minutes when I’m ready to start cooking, they are slightly defrosted, just perfect for this recipe.

Alternatively, you can steam dumplings in a bamboo steamer. Place the steamer above a pan with boiling water, a washed lettuce leaf on the bottom, and then place slightly defrosted dumplings in the steamer. Cover and steam for about 10-15 minutes (until they are soft + hot through and through). The lettuce in this scenario serves to prevent the pastry from sticking to your bamboo steamer and never getting off.