pork dumpling

recipe: pork dumplings in bánh tráng / rice wrapper

i was finally going to share dumplings with my little one and i was so excited! so i created a special filling with pork, pork dumplingvegetables and chives. instead of using eggs to bind the mix together, i used ground flax. it was a great mixture of ingredients.

cooking tools

  • small and medium-sized mixing bowls
  • slotted spoon
  • pot


  • pork dumpling2 Tablespoons ground flax
  • 6 Tablespoons water
  • ½ cup bamboo, chopped to small bits
  • ½ cup celery, chopped to small bits
  • ½ shiitake mushrooms, chopped to small bits
  • ¼ scallions, minced
  • 2 pounds ground pork
  • salt and pepper, to taste


in a small mixing bowl, add ground flax and water. stir a little and set aside. chop all vegetables into equal sized small bits. beat the ground flax and water together for a minute.

pork dumplingadd vegetables, scallions, ground pork and flax mix into a medium sized mixing bowl. add salt and pepper. mix all ingredients together thoroughly.

heat several quarts of water in a pot. scoop a healthy portion of pork mix into your palm. shape into a triangular patty. gently place into the boiling pot. cook thoroughly.

use a slotted spoon to scoop cooked pork filling to a plate. set aside to cool.

go to Palatable Little Palette to wrap dumplings

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