May 26, 2017

Homemade Lamb Dumplings with 2 minute Plum Sauce

Homemade Lamb Dumplings with 2 minute Plum Sauce

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  • 1 cup plum flesh
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 shallot, minced

  • 1 chili, minced
  • 1 cm lemongrass, chopped fine

Plum Sauce
  • 500g lambs mince
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, minced
  • 1 tablespoon coriander
  • 2 lime, rind
  • 2 kaffir lime leaves, sliced fine
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1 packet dumping wrappers
  • 2 tbs sesame oil


  • To make the plum sauce in a pan on a medium heat add ginger, garlic, chili, and lemongrass with olive until and cook until tender. Add plum flesh and maple syrup and cook for 20 minutes until this and juicy.
  • Transfer into a blender and blend until smooth then chill until ready to use.
  • To make dumpling mix in a bowl add lamb mince, garlic, ginger, coriander, lime rind, kaffir lime and ketchup and mix well until combined then place in the fridge for 30 minutes to firm up.
  • To make your dumplings set up a small bowl of cold water with a pastry brush and then on a clean bench arranger one layer of your dumpling wrappers then.
  • Add one tablespoon of dumpling mix in the middle of each wrapper then using the wet pastry brush dampen the edges of your wrappers.
  • Lift the dumplings from the bench one by one and then fold it in half and press the top closed tightly
  • Use your opposite thumbs to fold a tiny pleat on either side of the dumpling, then press firmly to seal the dumpling closed.
  • Continue this process until all your lamb mince has been used up
  • To cook dumplings add two tablespoons of sesame oil into a no-stick pan on a medium heat. Add enough dumplings to cover the base of the pan and gently cook until the base is colored (5-8 minutes) then flip and cook for another 4 minutes.
  • Carefully take out of the pan and serve hot with plum sauce.

Bondi Harvest recipes use a conventional fan oven, measuring at Degrees Celsius °C.

Bondi Harvest recipe measurements use the Metric system.




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