25 Dumplings for Chinese New Year and Beyond
Whether we’re talking gnocchi or dim sum, we’ve yet to meet a dumpling we haven’t liked. By design, they know how to deliver pure comfort in just a bite or three, and this collection of 25 parcels all bundled up in a thin wrap is no exception. You’ll find an assortment of traditional Chinese flavors along with gyoza from Japan and a handful of modern ingredient mashups, each as satisfying as the next.
7. Pork Dumplings With Asian Broth and Wood Ear Mushrooms: Aromatic ginger-sesame chicken stock pairs beautifully with earthy mushrooms and pork-filled dumplings to create this uniquely delicious soup. (via SBS)
8. Scallion Tofu Dumplings With Homemade Ponzu (Vegetarian): Between the citrusy ponzu, shatteringly crisp wrappers and fabulously seasoned filling, these dumplings are so tasty you won’t miss the meat one bit. (via The Vegetarian Food Lab)
9. Asian Chicken Dumplings (and Lettuce Wraps): Whether you stuff the pork filling into dumpling wrappers or utilize lettuce leaves is up to you. Either way, you can’t go wrong. (via Nancy’s Cravings)
23. Chinese Dumplings: Served with a sweet ginger sauce, these dumplings employ all kinds of goodies from the farmers’ market, along with tofu, to create a satisfying starter sans meat. (via Jessica in the Kitchen)
Which of these dumplings piques your interest? Do you prefer yours steamed, fried or in soup? Let us know in the comments!