Lager Beer Steamed Thai Turkey Dumplings With Pale Ale Sweet & Sour Dipping Sauce | NBWA: America's Beer and Beverage Distributors
 
Makes 40 pieces
 
Pale Ale Sweet & Sour Dipping Sauce
1 bottle (12 oz) Pale Ale Beer
1 tsp fresh ginger, minced
1 tsp garlic, minced
1/3 cup Thai sweet chili sauce
¼ cup light brown sugar
1 tsp soy sauce
 
Lager Beer Steaming Water
4 bottles (12 ounces)   Lager Beer
2 jalapeno peppers, halved lengthwise
1 lime, halved
3 cloves garlic, peeled and cut in half
 
Dumplings
4 ounces shiitake mushrooms
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded
1 ¼ pounds ground turkey meat
1 tsp garlic, minced
1 lime, juiced
¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
½ cup chopped scallions
2 TBLS soy sauce
1 TBLS sesame oil
½ tsp black pepper
½ tsp cumin
1 TBLS vegetable oil
 
Make dipping sauce by combining in small saucepan pale ale beer, ginger and garlic. Bring to a boil and cook to reduce liquid by half, about 10 minutes. Add chili sauce, brown sugar and soy sauce; bring to slow boil and cook 5 minutes more, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature. Set aside.
In water holder of electric steamer or in large pot with fitted metal steamer, place Lager Beer, jalapeno peppers, lime halves and garlic pieces. Bring to boil over medium heat.
Prepare dumplings by placing shiitake mushrooms and seeded jalapeno pepper in food processor. Process thoroughly. Transfer to large bowl and combine well with turkey meat, minced garlic, lime juice, cilantro, scallions, soy sauce, sesame oil, black pepper and cumin. Place a heaping tablespoon of turkey meat in the center of wonton wrapper; pull up four corners to form a pouch. Repeat with all wrappers.
With pastry brush, lightly coat surface of steamer tray with vegetable oil. Place wontons on tray and over boiling Lager mixture; steam 20 minutes. Serve warm with dipping sauce.
 
Nutrition Information, Per Piece:
40 calories; 2 g fat; 0 g saturated fat; 2 g carbohydrate