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The recipe makes some lovely soft pillows of prawn goodness!  This time, I’ve steamed the dumplings in the Varoma and served with a dipping sauce.  Next time, I’d like to try them in a soup so keep an eye out for that.

Makes approximately 38 dumplings

Prawn DumplingsIngredients

500g raw prawn cutlets

2 spring onion stalks, cut into 2cm pieces

2 cloves garlic, peeled

1 tsp minced ginger

1 tbsp corn flour

1 tbsp soy sauce

1 tsp rice wine vinegar

~38 wonton wrappers


2 tbsp soy sauce

4 tbsp rice wine vinegar

2 tsp sesame oil

Red chili, thinly sliced (optional)


Prawn Dumplings Filling

Dumpling Filling

1. Add spring onion, garlic and ginger into the Thermomix bowl and chop for 3 seconds/Speed 5

2. Scrape down the sides, add prawns and cornflour and chop for 4 seconds/Speed 4

3. Remove mixture to a bowl

4. Add soy sauce and rice wine vinegar to the mixture and combine with the spatula

5. Lay a Thermomat or silicon baking sheet on the counter and spread out the wonton wrappers (you will have to do this in batches)

6. Put 1 tsp of prawn mixture into the centre of each wonton wrapper

Prawn Dumplings Assemble

Assembling Dumplings

7. To make the wontons, use your finger to brush the edge of one half of the wrapper with a bit of water; fold the wrapper in half – squeezing out any air

8. Place wontons into the Varoma bowl and tray; making sure they don’t touch each other

9. Add 500g water into the Thermomix bowl, close the lid, assemble the Varoma and cook for 12 minutes/Varoma/Speed 2

10. Mix sauce ingredients together to serve