Jiaozi Medium

We are celebrating the Chinese New Year with this tasty Jiaozi recipe.

You will need:
100g package tofu, marinated
100g cooked quinoa
100g cabbage, shredded
4 spring onions, chopped
2 large cloves garlic, zested
2.5 centimetres ginger – fresh (about 1 tablespoon), zested
2 tablespoons sesame oil
1 tablespoons soy sauce
1/4 white teaspoon pepper
4 dried shiitake mushrooms
Zest of 1 lime
2 tsp black sesame seeds

120 g bread flour
120 g plain flour
1/2 tsp salt
120 ml just-boiled water
1/2 teaspoon of turmeric powder

Dipping sauce
120ml soya sauce
Juice of 1/2 lime
1/2 teaspoon of sugar
Chilli oil to taste
2 spring onions, sliced


Combine the filling ingredients and season to taste


Place the dried ingredients into a bowl and combine
Add the salt into the water and stir until dissolved
If the mixture is too dry, add more water
Wrap in cling film and leave to rest for 20 minutes
Cut into small chunks, roll each into a ball and then roll with a rolling pin until half a pound coin thickness
Place filling into the middle and wrap
Fry the Jiaozi in a thin layer of oil on medium to high heat on all sides until golden brown
Pour 100ml of water into the pa and immediately cover with a tight fitting lid for 4 minutes
Do this carefully as the oil might splutter
Enjoy immediately

Dipping Sauce

Combine all of the above