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Fluffy sesame seed dumplings

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Diet recipes contest 2009 Merit award

Cooking time about 30min
Salt 1.0 g
Calories per serving(Kcal) Conventional recipe 249 ⇒ Diet Recipe 226

ingredients(2 servings)

rice flour 50 g
chinese yam 50 g
milk 10 to 15 cc
Main ingredients
ground chicken 50 g
salt some
sesame(white, black) some
sesame oil 3 tbsp
broth shirodashi 50cc
cookingsake 2tspmirin
soy sauce(light-colored type) 1 tsp
starch 2tsp
radish sprouts 1/2


  1. PeeltheChinese yam, steam it in a steamer and grind it thoroughly in a mortar.
  2. Add the milk(or soybean milk) to the rice flour and mix it to create dough.
  3. Gently boil the ground chicken ,drain, add some salt to make the main ingredients.
  4. Divide the dough into four equally large pieces, stretch each into a round shape and roll in(3) in the middle.
  5. Boil water and boil(4). Use a bamboo skewer to prick the dumplings. Take it out onto a strainer when no dough sticks to the skewer.
  6. Wet your hands with water and sprinkle sesame seeds over(5).
  7. Pour sesame oil into hot skillet, add(6) and roll them around in the skillet until they acquire a golden brown color. Put the dumplings on a plate.
  8. In a saucepan, add shirodashi, mirin cooking sake and light-colored soy sauce and expose to heat. Then add water-soluble starch to thicken the mixture into ginan.
  9. Pour some of(8) on top of(7) and garnish with the washed radish sprouts.

Helpful Hints

  • Instead of deep-frying the dumplings, you can boil them to reduce use of oil.
  • To enhance the flavor, use sesame oil.

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