Steamed Chinese Dumplings & Dipping Sauce

Recipe by love4culinary
READY IN: 1hr 36mins




  • Divide the flour into two separate bowls.
  • In first bowl, add 1/4 cup of cold water and mix with a spoon until a dough forms.
  • In second bowl, add 6 oz of boiling water and mix with a spoon until a dough forms.
  • Place 1 tbs.of additional flour on a work surface.
  • Remove the dough from the bowls and knead them together on the floured work surface for 10 minutes.
  • Form the dough into a ball and then cover with a dry cloth and allow it to rest for 1 hour.
  • Divide the dough into 24 evenly sized pieces by cutting the dough ball into 1/8's.
  • Roll the pieces into a log and cut it into three, then roll the dough into little balls using additional flour if necessary flatten the dough In the palm of your hand-- into 3 1/2 inch circles.
  • In a medium sized bowl, combine the ground pork or ground turkey, minced scallion, cabbage, grated ginger, dry sherry, soy sauce, sesame oil and salt thoroughly.
  • Using the dough circles, place 1 tbs.of meat filling in the middle.
  • Fold the dough circle in half over the filling to make a half moon shape.
  • Press the edges together to seal the dumpling.
  • Turn the dumpling so the straight edge is facing you.
  • Fold the two corners located at 9 and 3 o'clock to the center at 12 o'clock and press the dough to seal.
  • Cook the dumplings in two batches in boiling water for 6 minutes.
  • Remove from the water with a slotted spoon.
  • Serve with dipping sauce.
  • Combine the soy sauce, sesame oil, minced scallions and minced garlic together and mix thoroughly.
  • Place the dipping sauce into a serving dish.
  • Drizzle the dipping sauce over the hot steamed dumplings before serving.
  • ENJOY!