Photo: Shrimp and Fava Bean Dumplings

Try out these flavorful and colorful round-shaped dumplings called "shinjo" in Japanese.

Cooking time
20 minutes
  • Nutrition facts are for one serving.

Ingredients(Servings: 2)

200 g (7.1 oz.)

100 g (3.5 oz.)



1 tsp

4 g (1 tsp or 0.1 oz.)

as desired


1/2 tsp

1 Tbsp


  1. Remove the bones, skin and blood from the cod. Chop into large 3 cm (1.2 in.) pieces and season with (A).
  2. Place into a food processor to make a smooth mixture, add in the egg white and process further then remove to a bowl.
  3. Boil the fava beans in a small amount of salt-added (extra) water, then peel off the skins and half lengthwise. Cut large beans in half crosswise also.
  4. Devein and peel the shrimp, massage with a small amount of salt (extra) and rinse well under running water. Cut large shrimp into half their lengths.
  5. Add (3) and (4) to (2), combine well, divide into 8 portions and form into balls.
  6. Warm the olive oil in a fry pan, cook both sides of (5) while covering with a lid to cook through. Serve with soy sauce drizzled grated ginger.