Deep fried-dumpling recipe is one of 5 cooking styles of dumplings, along with pan-fried, steamed, boiled, and served in soup with broth. These dumplings are more popular in China and a traditional food to celebrate Lunar New Year.
Crispy golden-brown wrapper with the delicious filling inside, deep-fried dumplings are preferred by both kids and adults those who have love for dumplings and those who do not care much about diet.
As dumplings vary in its recipe (Chinese, Korean, Thai, Japanese,…), in this article, we introduce the most popular Chinese recipe for pan-fried dumplings. If you are interested in making it right at your kitchen or reading more, give the following recipe a look.
Deep-Fried DumplingsCourse: AppetizersCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Medium
Deep fried-dumpling recipe is one of 5 cooking styles of dumplings, along with pan-fried, steamed, boiled, and served in soup with broth.
- For the wrapper
50 dumpling wrappers (at store)
- For the filling
1 pound ground pork
2 tablespoons Chinese chives, minced
1/2 cup napa cabbage, finely chopped
1 egg, beaten
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 1/2 tablespoons sesame oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
vegetable oil (enough for deep frying)
- In a large mixing bowl, add pork, minced chives, chopped cabbage, beaten egg, soy sauce, sesame oil, minced garlic and ginger. Mix with your clean hand until combine well.
- Lay a wonton wrapper on a flat surface and wet the edges of the wrapper with a little water.
- Place a spoonful of the filling in the middle of the wrapper. Fold over to enclose the filling in a triangle shape and pinch the edges together to seal.
- Repeat until no filling remains.
- To deep fry, heat up the pan over medium-high heat and pour the oil. When the oil is hot enough to fry, add in the dumplings (about 8 at a time) and fry until they get golden-brown at both sides (2-3 minutes).
- Remove from the pan and drain on paper towels. Serve with sweet chili sauce or soy sauce.
- Along with China, dumplings are also deep-fried in some countries like Japan, Korea, Jamaica,…Those who follow a healthy diet may also give this food a try. The point is to watch your intake, just 1 or 2 dumplings is ok, right?