Spring Onion Japanese Bunching Tokyo
Easy to grow and an essential ingredient in many Asian dishes. The long white non-bulbing stems have a sweet mild flavour and can be eaten raw or cooked. Grow in the garden or containers.
How To Grow
In a prepared seedbed or direct into pots or containers.Sow thinly in rows 20cm (8in) apart or in blocks. Firm gently and keep moist. Cover lightly with 6mm (1/4in) of fine soil. Seedlings appear 14-21 days.No thinning needed. Keep moist and weed free. Harvest: 8-12 weeks from sowing. For continuous crops sow every 2-3 weeks.
When To Plant
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Spinach and Spring Onion Dumplings
- 50g spinach leaves, chopped
- 4 fresh mushrooms, finely diced
- 2 garlic cloves, crushed
- 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
- 2 tbsp spring onion, chopped. Plus extra to garnish
- 250g pork mince
- 30 gow gee wrappers
- Grape seed oil
- 2 tbs oyster sauce
- 1 egg, lightly beaten
- 1/3 cup soy sauce
- 1 red chilli, seeded, finely sliced
- Pan fry the mushrooms in oil for 3 minutes. Add garlic and ginger and cook for 1 minute.
- Add spinach and spring onion. Cook, tossing, for 3 minutes till wilted. Remove from heat and transfer to a bowl to cool.
- Make the dipping sauce by combining soy sauce, oyster sauce and chilli in a bowl.
- Once the spinach mixture has cooled add the mince, oyster sauce and egg stirring to combine. Then season with salt and pepper.
- Spoon small amount of mince into each gow gee wrapper, brush edge lightly with water then fold and press edges together to seal.
- Heat 2 tbsp oil in a large flat frying-pan over a medium heat. Add the dumplings flat-side down and turn the heat to high. Fry dumplings until the bottoms turn crisp and golden.
- Add 1/4 cup of water to the pan and quickly cover with lid. Once water is evaporated, reduce heat and cook for 2 minutes
- Serve with dipping sauce and sprinkled with chopped spring onion.