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Chicken Dumplings

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 20 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 7 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 6 ingredients

Making your own dumplings is really easy when you use wonton wrappers. These Chicken Dumplings are really simple dumplings that were created for our wonton soup, but could easily find themselves in any number of...


  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 1 bunch scallions, minced
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 inch ginger, peeled and minced
  •  30 wanton wrappers
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Nutrition Facts


507 cals


7 g

Saturated Fat

2 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

2 g

Monounsaturated Fat

3 g


82 g


0 g


3 g


26 g


1327 mg


  1. In a bowl combined ground chicken, soy sauce, scallions, garlic, and ginger and mix well.
  2. To make each dumpling, place about 2 teaspoons of ground chicken in the center of each wrapper. When ready to shape, brush two of the edges with water. Fold the dry sides onto the wet sides to form a triangle. Press with your fingers to make sure they are closed.
  3. Place the shaped dumplings onto a baking sheet. Once all the filling and wrappers are used, place the dumplings in the freezer until cold and reserve until needed. To cook, boil in broth or water until cooked through, about five minutes.

Chef Tips

This recipe yields more dumplings then is needed for the wonton soup. If you have leftovers, you can keep them in the freezer. You can also add more to the soup. Other ways for cooking the leftover dumplings are steaming and pan frying.

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