Chicken Dumplings with Sesame Dipping Sauce

Water chestnuts and chopped cilantro combine with chicken, scallions, ginger, and pepper to bring out Far East flavors to tempt

Water chestnuts and chopped cilantro combine with chicken, scallions, ginger, and pepper to bring out Far East flavors to tempt every palate. These tasty packets are boiled, not fried, to keep them low-fat and low-calorie.

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”30 min” cook_time=”15 min” serves=”makes 24″ details=”” ]

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  • 1/2 pound ground chicken
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced scallions
  • 1/4 cup minced canned water chestnuts
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 4 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce

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[ingredients-right]

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 24 wonton wrappers (3-inch square)

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[ingredients-list title=”Dipping Sauce” serving_size=””]
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  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons rice vinegar

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[ingredients-right]

  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced scallions

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[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it” time=”45 minutes”]
[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]In medium bowl, combine chicken, scallions, water chestnuts, cilantro, soy sauce, ginger, salt, and pepper. Mix well.[/step-item]
[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Working with several wonton wrappers at a time and keeping remainder loosely covered with a dampened cloth, start filling wontons: Place a generous teaspoonful of filling on bottom half of wrapper. With wet finger or pastry brush, moisten two sides of wonton. Fold two moistened sides over filling and press to seal and form triangle. Repeat with remaining wonton wrappers and filling.[/step-item]
[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ]In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, sesame oil, vinegar, sugar, and scallions.[/step-item]
[step-item number=”4″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Bring large pot of water to boil. Add dumplings and cook until they float to surface and chicken is cooked through (filling will be firm to the touch), about 4 minutes. Drain. Serve with dipping sauce.[/step-item]
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[nutrition-info calories=”46″ calories_fat=”” fat=”1g” sat_fat=”0g” choles=”9mg” sodium=”195mg” carbs=”5g” sugars=”” protein=”3g” fiber=”0g”]

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