Pork and Chive Dumplings

Preparation info
  • Makes 20 dumplings or serves


    as an appetizer or snack
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Easy Chinese Recipes: Family Favorites From Dim Sum to Kung Pao

By Bee Yinn Low

Published 2011

  • About

The dumpling is a traditional dish in Northern China. Known as jiaozi in Chinese, dumplings can be served anytime of the day: breakfast, lunch, dinner, or as a light snack. In fact, in Northern China, wheat-based foods such as dumplings, noodles, and bread often replace steamed rice as the main part of the meal.

In Beijing, there are many dumpling restaurants that offer jiaozi. My favorite restaurant is Tianjin Bai Jiao Yuan, a humble but buzzing neighbor