Picnic style Tiffin

A very simple, easy to prepare and really tasty dish, ready to take on road trips with friends and family. Best enjoyed with Mr Chen's Dumplings!

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4


  • Mr Chen's Dumplings
  • 1/4 watermelon, diced
  • Orange, cut into segments
  • Cucumber, skin on and cut thickly on the diagonal


  • 1/2 cup black rice vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons peanut oil
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 small clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely crushed ginger
  • 1 teaspoon black sesame seeds
  • 1 small birds-eye chilli, seeded and finely sliced (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped coriander


  1. Steam dumplings as per instructions on pack
  2. Group other ingredients and place into a picnic safe carry box; keep chilled until ready to take on picnic


  1. Combine all dressing ingredients in a jar
  2. Shake to combine, then screw lid on tightly for transporting

Further suggestion: serve with lemongrass pork sticks or marinated chicken skewers

Nancy Chen