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Ingredients: Metric Units
1/2 lb ground turkey
1 sm. can shrimp (same size as tuna can)
1 c fresh spinach, chopped, blanched
2 Tbsp bamboo shoots, chopped
1 1/2 Tbsp soy sauce
1 Tbsp oyster sauce
1 tsp cornstarch
1/2 tsp sugar
1 Tbsp sesame oil
dash pepper
Won Ton Wrappers
In boiling water, blanch spinach 1 minute. (You'll end up with a gloppy mass about the size of a fist). Drain, combine with all other filling ingredients. Let stand.

Cut wrappers into circles. Put a scant teaspoonfull in center of the wrapper, in a log shape. Wet edges with water (just dip your fingers into a bowl of cold water and fingerpaint). Fold in half, pleat, seal.

TO STEAM: Use nonstick spray on plate, place stuffed dumplings on plate. Place plate in bamboo steamer. Do not let dumplings touch each other or they'll gummily stick together.

Fill wok with water so waterline is under bamboo steamer. Boil water. Then place steamer over water. Steam 11 minutes. Careful, steam is hot! Serve with Enough filling for about 55 dumplings.

A part of our Chinese New Year Party feasting! Have plenty on hand for good luck in the new year...
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Contributed on: and modified on Monday July 3rd, 2006