Search Recipes

Chicken and pistachio dumplings

A recipe from the Good Food collection.

Ingredients

Murdoch Recipe Article Lead - narrow
  • 300 g (10½ oz) minced (ground) chicken
  • 80 g (2¾ oz/½ cup) unsalted pistachio nuts, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons chopped mint
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
  • ½ teaspoon ground allspice
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon Tabasco sauce
  • 20 round gow gee dumpling wrappers

Sauce

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 red chilli, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 3 tablespoons dry white wine
  • 400 g (14 oz) tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • ½ teaspoon Tabasco sauce (optional)

Method

1. Combine the chicken, pistachios, garlic, mint, lemon zest, allspice, cinnamon, Tabasco, ¼ teaspoon of ground black pepper and some salt in a bowl. Spoon the mixture in the centre of the gow gee wrappers and bring the edges up around the filling, pleating as you go to encase the filling (leave the top open).

2. Line a steamer with baking paper and punch with holes. Place the dumplings in a single layer on top and cover with a lid. Sit the steamer over a wok or saucepan of boiling water and steam for 15 minutes, or until cooked. If the dumplings start to dry out during cooking, brush generously with water.

3. To make the sauce, heat the oil in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion, chilli and garlic and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes, or until the onion has softened. Add the wine, tomatoes, cinnamon and Tabasco if using, bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, for about 15 minutes. Remove the cinnamon stick and transfer the sauce to a food processor. Blend until smooth, then season well.

4. To serve, spoon the sauce onto serving plates and place the dumplings on top, or arrange the dumplings on a platter and use the sauce for dipping.

Main ingredient:
Chicken
Cuisine:
Chinese
Course:
Starter/Entree, Finger-food
Occasion:
Cocktail Party, Dinner Party

More recipes like this...

Chicken wings.

Fried chicken wings with honey and sesame glaze

Neil Perry
Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
14 Reader ratings
Chicken and sweetcorn soup.

Chicken and sweetcorn soup

Caroline Velik
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
34 Reader ratings
Chongqing chilli chicken.

Chongqing chilli chicken

Jill Dupleix
Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
27 Reader ratings
Adam Liaw's wok-fried chicken with ginger and coriander.

Wok-fried chicken with ginger, coriander and spring onion

Adam Liaw
Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
219 Reader ratings

Barbecue chicken wings with spicy tomato sauce

Neil Perry
Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
11 Reader ratings

Reviews

Be the first to write a review.

Write a review

You are logged in as [Logout]

All information entered below may be published.

Error: Please enter your screen name.

Error: Your Screen Name must be less than 255 characters.

Error: Your Location must be less than 255 characters.

Rate Chicken and pistachio dumplings

Rate Chicken and pistachio dumplings:

Use [left] and [right] keys to rate, [enter] to submit, [esc] to cancel.

Rate Chicken and pistachio dumplings with half a star Rate Chicken and pistachio dumplings with 1 star Rate Chicken and pistachio dumplings with 1.5 stars Rate Chicken and pistachio dumplings with 2 stars Rate Chicken and pistachio dumplings with 2.5 stars Rate Chicken and pistachio dumplings with 3 stars Rate Chicken and pistachio dumplings with 3.5 stars Rate Chicken and pistachio dumplings with 4 stars Rate Chicken and pistachio dumplings with 4.5 stars Rate Chicken and pistachio dumplings with 5 stars

Error: Please select your rating for 'Chicken and pistachio dumplings'.

Error: Please select a rating.

Error: Please enter your review.

Error: Your Message must be less than 300 words.

Post to

You need to have read and accepted the Conditions of Use.

Thank you

Your review has been submitted for approval.

Reviews are moderated and are generally published if they are on-topic and not abusive.

Recipes - Forum

What we’re cooking

Latest on EK

Pester power: Call for ban on free toys used to sell unhealthy food

Obesity experts say freebies should be restricted to attracting children to healthier options.

Mums' workload equals 2.5 full-time jobs

A study has found working mums toil for an average of 98 hours a week.

How many of our bosses would have aced NAPLAN tests?

In more than 25 years' of journalism, I've never interviewed a leader who topped his or her class at school.

Children's shoes found to contain cancer-causing chemical

The ACCC had issued an urgent recall.

When it comes to sport, boys 'play like a girl'

Girls in primary school are just as physically capable as their male classmates, according to research.

Find After School Care

Search by Postcode

Find a Babysitter

  • Daytime nannies
  • Casual babysitters
  • After-school care
  • Live-in nannies