16mediumshrimps(cut into 4 pieces each) (6 oz/170g)
Mix all filling ingredients, except shrimp in a bowl. Allow it to marinate for 30 minutes.
Money Bag Dumplings
Divide filling into 4 equal portions.
Fill a large shallow bowl with warm water. Dip one rice wrapper into warm water and remove quickly. Lay wrapper on a lightly oiled dinner plate or cutting board. Rice wrapper will soften.
Place a portion of filling onto dampened rice wrapper. Top with 8 tiny pieces of shrimps (equivalent to 2 shrimps).
Gather edge of wrapper up around the filling. Tie with blanched green onion.
Place onto a lightly oiled shallow bowl or casserole dish. Repeat with the other 3 portions of filling.
Divide filling into 8 equal portions.
Place a portion of filling onto the white edge of a blanched Napa cabbage. Top with 4 tiny pieces of shrimps (equivalent to 1 shrimp).
Roll cabbage around the filling like a jelly roll. Tie with blanched green onion.
Place onto a shallow bowl or casserole dish. Repeat with the other 7 portions of filling.
Steam Money Bag Dumplings and Cabbage Rolls
Fill a large pot with about an inch of water. Place a rack at the base of the pot. Bring water to a boil.
Place dish with dumplings or cabbage rolls on rack. Cover and steam for 10 minutes.
Gently transfer one dumpling or two cabbage rolls with a large serving spoon into individual bowls. Ladle some soup into bowls about half way up the sides of dumplings or cabbage rolls. Add a few drops of sesame oil.
Serve hot with dumpling sauce or soy sauce.
** Instead of 4 large Money Bag Dumplings, you can make 8 small ones.