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Vegetarian friendly shiitake bacon & onion gyoza dumplings!

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1135 projects »
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  • How to cook a dumpling. Shiitake Bacon Dumplings - Step 1
    Step 1

    Pop the shiitake mushrooms in a bowl and add a little boiling water. Just enough to cover the mushrooms and leave to soak for 15 minutes.

  • How to cook a dumpling. Shiitake Bacon Dumplings - Step 2
    Step 2

    Drain out the water and coat the mushrooms in liquid smoke, leaving to absorb for another 10 minutes.

  • How to cook a dumpling. Shiitake Bacon Dumplings - Step 3
    Step 3

    Sprinkle with smoked sea salt.

  • How to cook a dumpling. Shiitake Bacon Dumplings - Step 4
    Step 4

    Try a mushroom. They should be salty and smokey with a taste like bacon.

  • How to cook a dumpling. Shiitake Bacon Dumplings - Step 5
    Step 5

    Chop into thin slices.

  • How to cook a dumpling. Shiitake Bacon Dumplings - Step 6
    Step 6

    Chop the onion into thin slices.

  • How to cook a dumpling. Shiitake Bacon Dumplings - Step 7
    Step 7

    Mince the garlic and heat in a frying pan with a little vegetable oil.

  • How to cook a dumpling. Shiitake Bacon Dumplings - Step 8
    Step 8

    Fry the onions until soft and golden.

  • How to cook a dumpling. Shiitake Bacon Dumplings - Step 9
    Step 9

    Add the mushrooms and sesame seeds.

  • How to cook a dumpling. Shiitake Bacon Dumplings - Step 10
    Step 10

    Season with a tsp or two of soy sauce.

  • How to cook a dumpling. Shiitake Bacon Dumplings - Step 11
    Step 11

    Scoop the filling into a bowl and gather the dumpling skins and a small bowl of water.

  • How to cook a dumpling. Shiitake Bacon Dumplings - Step 12
    Step 12

    Brush half of a dumpling skin with some water.

  • How to cook a dumpling. Shiitake Bacon Dumplings - Step 13
    Step 13

    Place a spoonful of filling into the middle of the dumpling skin.

  • How to cook a dumpling. Shiitake Bacon Dumplings - Step 14
    Step 14

    Fold the dumpling in half and press down the edges to seal.

  • How to cook a dumpling. Shiitake Bacon Dumplings - Step 15
    Step 15

    Repeat for the remaining dumplings.

  • How to cook a dumpling. Shiitake Bacon Dumplings - Step 16
    Step 16

    To cook, either steam or boil the dumplings for a few minutes until they float to the top.

  • How to cook a dumpling. Shiitake Bacon Dumplings - Step 17
    Step 17

    Scoop out and then pop in a frying pan with a little vegetable oil, frying for a few minutes on either side until golden.

  • How to cook a dumpling. Shiitake Bacon Dumplings - Step 18
    Step 18

    Serve with some soy sauce for dipping.

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