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The Chew's Cheesy Tuna Dumpling

MARIO BATALI
Outrageous Dumplings
skill level
Easy
time
1-30min
servings
5
cost
$
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Cheesy Tuna Dumpling Recipe: According to Mario, canned tuna, cheddar cheese, and nacho cheese tortilla chips are all dumpli-cizable. Here's how!
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ingredients
  • 12 ounces Canned Tuna (drained)
  • 1 cup Cheddar Cheese (grated)
  • 2 cups Nacho Cheese Chips (ground)
  • 1 cup Bread Crumbs
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1 Egg
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt and Pepper
kitchenware
step-by-step directions We've Made Cooking As Easy As 1-2-3! printer friendly version 
  • 1
    1 cup Bread Crumbs
    1/2 cup Milk
    Place a large pot of water on the stove over medium-high heat and bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer. Soak the bread crumbs in milk. 
  • 2
    12 ounces Canned Tuna (drained)
    1 cup Cheddar Cheese (grated)
    2 cups Nacho Cheese Chips (ground)
    Salt and Pepper 
    1 Egg
    In a separate bowl, combine tuna, cheddar cheese, and nacho chips. Use hands to squeeze excess milk out of bread crumbs and then add them to the tuna mixture. Season with salt and pepper and taste for seasoning. Mix egg into mixture and form into 2-inch dumplings.
  • 3
     
    Gently drop dumplings into the simmering water. Poach for 3 to 4 minutes, then remove with a slotted utensil to a paper towel lined plate.
  • 4
    Olive Oil
    Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 2 to 3 tablespoons of olive oil. Add the dumplings and fry until golden brown, about 3 to 5 minutes. Remove to a paper towel lined plate and season immediately with salt. Serve warm. 
 
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