sring rolls

Categories
Dim sum
Snacks
Chinese
Yield
12 Snacks
MeasureIngredient
8 ounces Spring roll pastry
  Squares or circles
Egg, beaten
Chinese dried mushrooms
2 ounces Carrot or canned bamboo shoot
3 ounces Cha Shiu or cooked ham, shredded
  Salt and pepper
3 ounces Uncooked boneless chicken, shredded
3 ounces Uncooked lean boneless pork, shredded
1 teaspoon Sugar
1 teaspoon Light soy sauce
1 teaspoon Dry sherry
¼ teaspoon Sesame oil
2 teaspoons Cornflour
2 tablespoons Water
2 tablespoons Oil plus oil for deep frying
8 ounces Bean sprouts

FILLING

First prepare the filling: soak the mushrooms in cold water for 10 minutes, then drain and steam them for 15 minutes over boiling water.

Cook the carrot in boiling salted water then drain and shred it.

Alternatively shred the bamboo shoot. Shred the mushrooms Season the shredded chicken and pork to taste. Mix these ingredents and add a pinch of sugar and a few drops of soy sauce, sherry and sesame oil; and ½ teaspoon of the cornfiour. Blend the remaining cornflour with the water. Heat the oil in a wok or frying pan, then add the shredded meats, Cook until browned. Add the mushrooms carrot, bean sprouts, cha shiu or ham and all the remaining filling ingredients lncluding the cornfiour mixture. Bring just to the boil and simmer for 2 minutes. Cool Lay a piece of pastry flat on the work serface and place a little filling in the middle. Brush the edges with egg, then fold thesides over and roll up from one end to seal. Make sure the edges are well sealed. Heat the oil for deep frying to 190 c/375 F.

Cook the rolls until golden, drain and serve hot.

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