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Pork Cabbage Dumplings

Pork Cabbage Dumplings

Pork Cabbage Dumplings. Savoury, crispy, chewy potstickers that are so delicious they will keep you coming back for more. Perfect for dinner, lunch or as a snack
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Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course Appetizer, dinner, lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 30 pieces
Calories 73 kcal


Meat Filling:

  • 0.70 lb ground pork
  • 3 cups napa cabbage finely chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil

Dumpling Wrapper:

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup hot boiling water
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • Avocado oil for frying

Dipping sauce:

  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp chinkiang vinegar
  • ½ tsp sesame oil


Meat Filling

  • In a large mixing bowl, mix the Filling ingredients together. Mix very well until it forms a paste. The meat should be broken down and pasty.


  • In another large mixing bowl, whisk flour and salt together. Make a well in the middle of the dry mixture. Pour hot boiling water into well. Then whisk the ingredients together until they form a clumpy ball. Cover with a clean moist towel to rest for 10 minutes.
  • On a well floured surface, knead the dough until it's no longer clumpy or flakey. Then poke a hole in the middle of the dough ball. Widen the hole until you form a 2-inch thick tubular donut shape.
  • Slice it into 2 cm thick medallions.
  • Then roll the medallions into 1 inch balls. Place balls back into the mixing bowl and cover them with a moist clean towel so they do not dry out.
  • Re-flour your surface and roll out each ball with a rolling pin until thin. The wrappers should be about 10 cm wide in diameter.

Wrapping your Dumplings:

  • Fill your wrapper with about 1 tbsp of meat filling.
  • You may need to moisten the inner edges of the wrapper with some water if your wrapper has dried out. But if not, fold the wrapper over and seal the edges well.
  • Then fold the edges of your semi circle to create a dumpling.

To cook dumplings:

  • In a hot non-stick pan set over medium high heat, add avocado oil. Lay your dumplings bottom side down. Pour enough water to cover the pan. Cover with a lid. Reduce heat to medium.
  • Steam cook for 12-15 minutes. In the last minute, remove the lid, increase heat to high and let the water evaporate so the bottoms of the dumplings can crisp up.
  • Serve with dipping sauce.
    Pork Cabbage Dumplings


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Suggested Equipment & Products

Mixing bowl
Measuring Set
Santoku Knife
Cutting Board
Large Non-Stick Pan
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Calories: 73kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 171mg | Potassium: 60mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg