I love Asian food, but every time we order in Chinese or Japanese food, I feel like I just consumed a metric ton of salt. I wind up drinking water like a camel the rest of the night because the salt is just out of control. So I decided tonight, I would cook an Asian themed dinner, and of course, with that I had to make one of my favorite dishes: Shrimp & Pork Dumplings.
This recipe is a Sara original....completely invented by me, after many trials and errors - trying to combine and elicit the best and most authentic dumpling taste. My local food store unfortunately only had wonton wrappers, which are basically the same thing as a dumpling wrapper, only square, not circular (but these are just nuances that an OCD chef would be annoyed about).
I love this recipe - it's really got that great umami flavor and the dipping sauce is AMAZING (another Sara original *pats myself on the shoulder twice*). I do add more Sriracha to the sauce than is listed, but taste as you make it and adjust to fit your palate :)
Shrimp & Pork Dumplings
Classic Chinese Shrimp and Pork Dumplings with a Soy Dipping Sauce
Dumpling Dipping Sauce
Asian flavored dipping sauce - great for dumplings