Dilmah Seven Star Tea

Crusted Prawn & Pork Dumpling – Brilliant Breakfast Tea

Food : Savory

Crusted Prawn & Pork Dumpling – Brilliant Breakfast Tea


  • 30g Pork mince
  • 30g Prawn mince
  • 10g Fried brilliant tea leave from the oil infusion
  • 30ml Brilliant breakfast tea oil
  • Banana leaf for garnish
  • 30g Finely chopped white bread
  • Seasoned Flour for coating
  • 1pc Whole eggs beaten for coating


Wash the tea leaves with hot water to clean and open them up for fragrance

Combine the drained moist tea leaves with the vegetable oil

Cook at 63.5°C for 45 minutes then let come to room temperature slowly

Place in the fridge for 10 days

Strain when needed and keep the leaves for deep frying for garnish at the end of the dish

For the mixture

Combine the prawn and pork mince with the drained deep fried tea leaves

Smash together well until all the air bubbles have been removed and the mixture is quite dense

Assembly / Finishing

Shape the prawn & pork mixture with your hands and smooth out roll into 20g balls

Place into seasoned flour and cover

Roll into the beaten egg & then roll into the finely diced white bread

Quickly place into a deep fryer for 60 seconds and then drain on to kitchen paper and place in an oven at 180°C for 4 minutes until heated through

Serve on banana leaf with a small ramekin of the tea infused oil

The range of Dilmah Tea used

  • Dilmah t-Series Designer Gourmet Teas

The variety of Dilmah Tea used in the recipe

  • t-Series Brilliant Breakfast