A yummy, non-traditional, asian-inspired, crunchy “dumpling” that is filled with flavor. Easy and delicious appetizer for any occasion!
| Makes 4-6 servings
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1 lb Ground Lamb
1/2 cup green onions
1 TBSP ground ginger
2 cloves of minced garlic
1 tsp Chili Oil
salt & pepper to taste
First, you were going to want to fully cook your ground lamb in a cast iron skillet. Mix in all of your seasonings, chili oil, garlic and green onions. This will be your filling mixture.
Next, set that aside and grab your rice paper. Fill a larger bowl with warm water. Set this aside. Grab a cheese cloth or linen dish towel and damp it. Lay your towel out flat. This will be your work surface.
Follow the instructions for wetting your rice paper and making it moveable.
Do one rice paper at a time and fill them with about a tablespoon of filling each. To fold, Roll the rice paper up, and twist the ends and fold them under. Pinch to seal the edges. Coat in sesame seeds on one side.
set each of these dumplings to the side until all the filling is used up and you are ready to fry.
Heat your olive oil in a large wok or cast-iron skillet over medium heat. Pan fry each dumpling about three minutes on each side. Do not overcrowd your pan! Do you want each dumpling to have about an inch space surrounding it. Pan fry each dumpling about three minutes on each side. Do not overcrowd your pan! You want each dumpling to have about an inch space surrounding it.
serve this with sweet-and-sour sauce, soy sauce or any sauce you can really think of!