These Shanghai style dumplings make great comfort food for the family as they make a satisfying soup-based dish.
To make the seafood broth, boil some water and blanch the chicken breasts. To a stock pot, add the chicken breasts, crabs, prawn shells, carcass, jicama the 1 litre hot water. Let broth cook for 1 hours, then add the Shimeji mushrooms, baby cabbage and gouji berries and cook for another 15 minutes. Season.
Prepare the egg mixture for the dumpling wrapper. Beat eggs, corn flour and salt in a bowl. Let mixture stand for 5 – 10 minutes.
In a KENWOOD chopper, blend all the ingredients for the filling together until well combined.
In a small pan, heat a little oil (smear with a kitchen towel). Using a ladle, pour some egg mixture into the pan to around 3 inches diameter. Then place a spoonful of chicken filling in the centre. Fold the egg to cover the filling and create a half moon. Cook the dumpling on both sides to ensure the egg cooks and the wrapper is sealed. Repeat until the egg mixture and filling are used up. Once cooled, trim the sides of the dumplings.
Boil the broth with the egg dumplings, ensuring the filling is thoroughly cooked. Serve hot.