Chinese Chicken and Dumplings

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  • Author: Moms Who Think
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 35 minutes


To get a truly authentic taste of China, you will want to try this Great Chinese dumpling recipe which is guaranteed to make for a moist and juicy dish which is great when served with a flavorful broth.




  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp seasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped Chinese chives
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp chile-garlic sauce
  • 1 lb ground pork
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped Chinese chives
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp minced fresh ginger
  • 50 dumpling wrappers
  • 1 cup vegetable oil for frying


  1. Combine soy sauce, rice vinegar, 1 tbsp chives, sesame seeds, and chile sauce in a small bowl. Set aside.
  2. Mix pork, garlic, egg, 2 tbsp. chives, soy sauce, sesame oil, and ginger in a large bowl. Place a dumpling wrapper on a lightly floured surface and spoon about 1 tbsp of the filling in the middle. Wet the edge with a little water and crimp together forming small pleats to seal the dumpling. Repeat with remaining dumpling wrappers and filling.
  3. Heat 1 to 2 tbsp vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Place 8 to 10 dumplings in the pan and cook until browned, about 2 minutes per side. Pour in 1 cup of water, cover and cook until the dumplings are tender, and the pork is cooked through about 5 minutes. Repeat for remaining dumplings.
  4. Serve with soy sauce for dipping.

  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Stewing
  • Cuisine: Chinese

Keywords: Chinese Chicken and Dumpling, Chicken and Dumpling Soup