Har Gow - Prawn Dumplings

Gluten Free Prawn HarGow Dumplings

A popular yum cha dumpling dish. The freshness of prawns with aromatic ingredients, folded in a translucent wrapper ... a delicate dish steamed to perfection!


One packet of Crystal Pastry Mix (makes approx 40 dumplings)


  • 500g prawns, deveined, and patted dry
  • 15g Chinese garlic chives chopped
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1.5 teaspoon coconut sugar
  • 1 teaspoon potato starch
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon of Rainbow Seaweed Flakes *optional


  1. Prepare Crystal dough as per packet instruction.
  2. Pick out 10 prawns and cut them in half. Crush and chop finely the rest.
  3. Chop 15g of the garlic chives.
  4. In a mixing bowl, combine prawn chunks, minced prawns, garlic chives and all the other ingredients for the filling.
  5. Divide the dough into small balls and cover them with a damp towel.
  6. Sprinkle some gluten free flour onto a work surface and use a rolling pin to roll the dough out until it is approximately 9 centimeters in diameter.
  7. Put about 1 teaspoon of filling into the center of the skin.
  8. Begin to make pleats on the right side and fold them in the same direction until all the skin has been sealed.
  9. Grease the bottom of your bamboo steamer with your favourite cooking oil.
  10. Transfer the dumpling bamboo steamer. Cover the bamboo steamer with a towel to keep the dumplings from drying out.
  11. Continue making additional dumplings until all dough/filling has been used.
  12. Steam the dumplings for 9-10 minutes and serve immediately with a gluten-free soy sauce or any other dipping sauce of choice.


    Prawn HarGow Dumplings

Gluten free crystal dumplings

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