How to make your own home-style Chinese dumplings

05 Feb 2019
By Kelly, Student at University of Arts London

Want to experience the authentic taste of China over the Chinese New Year period?

When I went back to China I managed to steal a few of my mother's cooking secrets, and now I can share them with you!

My recipe is quick, easy and always comforts me if I start to miss home.

Chinese dumpling ingredients

You will need:

  • Cabbage, finely chopped
  • Carrots, grated
  • Mushrooms, finely chopped
  • Onion, finely chopped
  • Ginger, grated
  • Salted ground pork* (or a ground meat of your choice)
  • Dumpling wrappers
  • Vegetable oil
  • Soy or hot sauce (for dipping)

*leave meat out for a vegetarian option or replace with tofu

Now just watch my video above to find out how to make the dumplings!

新年快乐 Xīnnián kuàilè

Happy New Year!

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Kelly is an international student studying Design at UAL.