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CRUSHABLE PORK DUMPLINGS

Dumplings are arguably the greatest finger food of all time. This batch is infused with the extra hit of beer to make for an intoxicating new mouth adventure!

TIP: You can make the filling then freeze it so you will be ready the next time you get a hankering for some dumplings.

HARDWARE: Bamboo Steamer, Pan/Pot (large enough to hold steamer), Medium Mixing Bowl, Measuring Cup

YIELDS 4-6 servings
PREP & COOK 60 minutes
READY IN 1 hour 15 minutes

INGREDIENTS:
8 tablespoons Just+Add Beer Spicy Szechuan Black Vinegar
4 tablespoons Firestone Walker 805 Ale or Your Favorite Ale
1 pound Ground Pork (or substitute with your desired ground meat)
1 teaspoon Minced Garlic (optional)
1 teaspoon Minced Ginger (optional)
1 bunch Scallion
1/4 teaspoon Sesame Oil or Rayu (Chili Sesame Oil)
1/4 teaspoon Crushed Chile (optional)
1/4 teaspoon Sesame Oil (optional)
1 pack Wonton Skins

STEP 1: MAKE SAUCE

In a mixing bowl combine 1/2 cup Just+Add Beer Spicy Szechuan Black Vinegar + 1/4 cup your favorite beer and 1/4 teaspoon sesame or chili oil. Half is for the meat, the other half is for the dipping sauce.

STEP 2: MAKE FILLING

Slice Scallion (reserve 1/4 for dipping sauce). Mince garlic, ginger and in a mixing bowl, combine with ground pork and 6 tablespoons of sauce mix.

STEP 3: MAKE DUMPLINGS

Fill a small bowl with about a 1/2 cup of water and 1 tablespoon of flour. Layout out the wonton skin. Spoon a mounded teaspoon of filling into the center of your skin/wrapper. Dip finger in the water/flour mixture to moisten all edges of the wonton skin. Bring opposite corners together and pinch tightly to seal to form a triangle. Bring the opposite corners together again to finish.

STEP 4: STEAM DUMPLINGS

Setup your steamer. Layer cabbage leaves to line the steamer (parchment paper is good too). Arrange your dumplings. Steam for 5-7 minutes.

STEP 5: SAUCE & SERVE.

Add scallions to dipping sauce and pour it on top covering the dumplings traditional style and drink the rest of your beer with this mighty fine meal.