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Prawn and spring onion siu mai

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 4
From Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is


  1. Mix the minced prawns, spring onions, sesame oil and soy sauce together in a bowl.

  2. Lay the wonton wrappers on a clean surface and place one tablespoon of the mixture into the centre of each wrapper.

  3. Draw up the sides of each wonton wrapper, leaving the top exposed. Place into a bamboo steamer and cook over a pan of boiling water for 6-8 minutes.

  4. Serve directly from the steamer basket.


  • 200g/7¼oz raw tiger prawns, shells removed, de-veined, minced in a food processor
  • 3 spring onions, finely sliced
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 12 wonton wrappers

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