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