Steamed Chicken Dumplings

Steamed Chicken Dumplings

Authentic Chinese dumplings with a robust meaty filling that’s packed with texture and flavor

  • Recipe serves:4
  • Preparation Time30 Minutes
  • Cooking Time30 Minutes


  • Dumpling dough
  • 300g Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 10g Salt
  • Warm water to mix
  • For filling
  • 150g Minced pork or chicken
  • 1 sachet Knorr chicken seasoning
  • 10g Astra
  • 1 no Chopped onion
  • 1 clove Chopped garlic
  • 50g Chopped carrot
  • 50g Chopped celery
  • A handful of chopped spring onion leaves


  • Mix flour, baking powder and salt together. Add water gradually and knead to form soft smooth and non-sticky dough.
  • To make the filing, melt Astra in a pan then add chopped garlic and onion till fragrant then add minced pork/chicken, Knorr chicken seasoning and fry for few minutes and add carrot and celery. Finally mix in the spring onion leaves and take off from the fire.
  • Take a small portion from the dough and flatten it to form a circular shape. Similar to how you do when making patties.
  • Place a spoonful of the meat mixture in the middle and fold in half. Apply water on the edge of the dumpling and seal by tucking the dough with your fingers.
  • Now steam in a steamer for a light dumpling or fry in a pan with a little Astra for a crispier dumpling.
  • This delicious easy-to-prepare dish can be served either as an appetizer or as a main.

    Chef’s Tip:

    Dumplings are an ideal substitute for noodles or rice in soups.