Pan-Fried Chicken Dumplings


For the Dumpling Filling:

  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 2 cups chopped cabbage
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon grated ground ginger
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For Dumpling Wrappers:

  • 1 pack of round dumpling wrappers (about 30 pieces)
  • Water, for sealing dumplings

For Frying:

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

For Dipping Sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • Red pepper flakes (optional)


  • In a large mixing bowl, combine ground chicken, chopped cabbage, green onions, minced garlic, soy sauce, sesame oil, grated ginger, Salt, pepper. Mix well until all ingredients are well mixed.
  • To assemble the dumplings, place a teaspoon of chicken filling in the center of each dumpling wrapper. Moisten the edges of the wrapping paper with water, then fold the wrapping paper in half and pinch the edges to seal, creating a half-moon shape. Repeat this process with the remaining filling and wrappers.
  • Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Once the dumplings are warm, place them on top of each other so they don’t touch each other. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown on the bottom.
  • Carefully pour about 1/4 cup of water into the pot and immediately cover. Steam the dumplings for 6-8 minutes or until the water evaporates and the dumplings are cooked through.
  • Remove the lid and continue baking the dumplings for an additional 2 to 3 minutes, or until the bottoms are crispy and golden.
  • Transfer the cooked dumplings to a plate and serve hot with your favorite dipping sauce, such as soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, honey, or chili flakes.
  • Enjoy these delicious fried chicken dumplings as a delicious appetizer or main course. Perfect for sharing with family and friends.


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