Braised Egg Dumplings

Preparation info

  • Serves


    as a Main Course.
    • Difficulty


Appears in

Chinese Technique

By Ken Hom

Published 1981

  • About

Braised dumplings make a hearty winter dish that is warm and filling. The egg wrappers absorb the juice from the filling and the sauce, lose their fragility, and become resilient. The dish reheats well and can be made ahead of time.



  • ½ pound pork, ground
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger root
  • 3


  • Simmering
  • May be prepared in advance, stored in plastic wrap in the refrigerator, then reheated gently in a wok or heavy pan.
  • Suggested Leverage: Gamay or Beaujolais

  1. Prepare the filling, and place a large tablesp