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    The 30 BEST Dumpling Recipes

    Do you crave for dumplings every now and then and wonder how you can make them in different ways? Look no further than these Dumpling Recipes!

    Dumplings are versatile, surprisingly easy to make, and guaranteed to please even the pickiest eaters.

    Whether you’re planning an Asian night with friends or a special family dinner, these yummy dumpling recipes will be sure a big hit. Learn how to make restaurant quality tender dumplings with different fillings like chicken, pork, shrimp and get wowed when you pop them in mouth after dipping them in zesty dipping sauces.

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    Dumpling Recipes:

    1. Chicken Potstickers

    Let’s start our list with Chicken Potstickers. They’re made with a mouth-watering garlicky, gingery chicken and mushroom filling, which makes these dumplings super tasty.

    Serve hot with your favorite dipping sauce, and enjoy!

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    2. Spicy Wonton 

    Looking for a deliciously spicy twist on frozen dumplings? Try these Spicy Dumplings with homemade chili oil for a fiery kick of flavor!

    Get the Recipe: Spicy Dumplings

    3. Easy Dumpling Soup

    This easy Dumpling Soup is a light and tasty dish you can whip up in about 20 minutes. Great weeknight dinner option!

    It’s a light brothy bowl of comfort that’s packed with fresh, vibrant flavors, yet it doesn’t weigh you down.

    Get the Recipe: Dumpling Soup

    4. Rabokki (Tteokbokki with Ramen)

    Do you like spicy food? Then try your favorite dumplings with ramen with Korean twist. Rabokki is where the classic comfort of ramen meets the bold flavors of Korean street food.

    Get the Recipe: Rabokki

    5. Steamed Pork Buns (Baozi)

    Make your beloved Steamed Pork Buns at home from scratch with the help of this amazing recipe.

    It’s easy to make and you can easily customize the filling. Just follow some tips to make them perfect, and surprise everyone with these delicious Asian dumplings.

    Get the Recipe @ thewoksoflife

    6. Colorful Dumplings

    Learn how to make beautifully Colorful Dumplings, using different kinds of veggies.

    This recipe shows exactly how to make the rainbow-colored dough, and with your favorite filling these dumplings will be the star attraction of your dinner table.

    Everyone will enjoy these cute dumplings for both their looks and their taste.

    Get the Recipe @ epicurious

    7. Xiao Long Bao (Chinese Steamed Soup Dumplings) 

    Try making Chinese Steamed Soup Dumplings with this beginner level recipe, popularly known as Xiao Long Bao.

    You really don’t need to be super skilled to make these dumplings, but practice makes everyone perfect. So give this dumpling a sure try and amaze everyone at home.

    Get the Recipe @ chinasichuanfood

    8. Gyoza (Japanese Potstickers)

    Japanese favorite potstickers, Gyoza, make a great appetizer for your future get-togethers.

    The pan-fried and steamed technique of cooking makes this dumpling a perfectly crispy on the bottom and softer on top. And the filling tastes totally stunning.

    You will love this style of making dumplings for sure.

    Get the Recipe @ justonecookbook

    9. Shrimp Shumai

    Give your basic dumpling a break, and make this Shrimp Shumai version of dim sum.

    This Cantonese delicacy is super easy to make. It’s all about delicious shrimp filling and perfectly steamed dumplings that taste just divine.

    Serve with your favorite dipping sauce, and enjoy…

    Get the Recipe @ spoonforkbacon

    10. Pan Fried Dumplings

    This Pan Fried Dumplings recipe will be a total game changer for you. The awesome crispiness will get you hooked, and they taste as good or better than your favorite take-out place.

    These homemade dumplings are easily freezable for a quick and tasty dinner later on.

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    11. Money Bag Dumplings

    Ok, now bring good luck to your home by making this very popular Chinese New Year delight, Money Bag Dumplings.

    These cute little dumplings are made with pork and chive filling, but you can easily make your own choice of filling for these dumplings.

    Get the Recipe @ bitingatthebits

    12. Har Gow

    Har Gow is a traditional Cantonese dish, which is also called Crystal Shrimp Dumplings.

    These delicate dumplings are succulently juicy and totally addictive. You just need to follow the recipe to make these fantastic dumplings perfectly.

    Get the Recipe @ redhousespice

    13. Mandu (Korean Dumplings)

    You will love this Korean version of Dumplings, famously called Mandu.

    It’s made easily with store-bought dumpling wrappers and the savory filling of your choice. Make this homemade Mandu in large quantities and freeze it for future meals.

    Get the Recipe @ koreanbapsang

    14. Khinkali (Georgian Soup Dumplings)

    Khinkali is a popular Georgian Soup Dumpling that is a must-try for all dumping lovers.

    This homemade dumpling is made from scratch, and the super flavorful stuffing is simply out-of-this-world delicious and juicy.

    You will enjoy each and every bite of these hearty black pepper-dusted dumplings.

    Get the Recipe @ eatmedrinkmeblog

    15. Pierogi

    Dumplings make great comfort food, and this classic Polish variation, called Pierogi, is comfort food at its best.

    These dumplings are famous for their filling of potatoes and cheese, makes them special and truly delicious.

    Get the Recipe @ therecipecrictic

    16. Chicken and Dumplings

    Chicken and Dumplings make the most satisfying meal.

    The flavorful thick broth with chunks of chicken, veggies, aromatics, and homemade fluffy dumplings make this dish completely a winner.

    It’s a great meal to have on colder nights.

    Get the Recipe @ thekitchn

    17. Crispy Deep Fried Dumplings

    This famous Asian appetizer is made with amazing stuffing of chicken, veggies, and flavorful sauces.

    Just deep fried to the golden brown and your best appetizer is ready to devour with your favorite dipping sauce.

    Get the Recipe @ khinskitchen

    18. German Potato Dumplings 

    This holiday season, try these German Potato Dumplings as a delicious starchy side dish that goes with any of the main dishes.

    These classic flavorful ball dumplings are super easy to make and taste just too good.

    Get the Recipe @ thewonderlustkitchen

    19. Fried Ginger Beef Dumplings

    Yet another delish recipe to include in your festive dinner is these Fried Ginger Beef Dumplings!

    This excellent recipe is about a crispy fried dumpling wrapper and the tastiest gingery ground beef filling. It will be one of the most favorite snacks on your dinner table.

    Get the Recipe @ eatchofood

    20. Spicy Thai Basil Wontons

    These Spicy Thai Basil Wontons are going to be your new go-to party appetizer, so get ready for rave reviews.

    The savory, sweet, spicy, and garlicky flavors make the pork, chicken, and shrimp filling simply heavenly. So what are you waiting for?

    Get the Recipe @ thatspicychick

    21. Lamb Dumplings

    Celebrate Chinese New Year with these incredible Lamb Dumplings.

    These soupy dumplings are made with perfectly seasoned lamb, carrots and zucchini. Just follow some tips and tricks to make them perfect every time.

    Get the Recipe @ omnivorescookbook

    22. Crab & Pork Dumplings

    Now, make this restaurant-worthy version of Crab and Pork Dumplings, and surprise your family with an unbelievable treat.

    You will totally fall in love with these ultimate cute dumplings, which are easy to make it too.

    It’s one of our favorite dumpling recipes.

    Get the Recipe @ marionskitchen

    23. Oyaki (Japanese Stuffed Dumplings)

    These Japanese Stuffed Dumplings, called Oyaki, are the most unique dumplings, which you need to make at home.

    This popular snack is made with a stuffing of sweet kabocha squash and miso-glazed eggplant. Give this dumpling a sure try.

    Get the Recipe @ justonecookbook

    24. Northern Chinese Beef Dumplings

    Northern Chinese Beef Dumplings are simply mind-blowingly delicious, and are super easy to make.

    The beefy goodness with flavorful chili oil makes this dish party-ready.

    Get the Recipe @ marionskitchen

    25. Manti

    Manti are a very famous staple food in central Asia and Russia.

    This version is made with a pumpkin and ground beef filling that is completely brimming with delicious flavors and juices. We bet you will like this style of streamed dumplings.

    Get the Recipe @ petersfoodadventures

    26. Chinese Mushroom Dumplings

    For all the veggie crowd out there, this Chinese Mushroom Dumpling is one of the best treats you will ever have.

    This pan-fried goodness is made with a filling of flavorful caramelized mushroom, ginger, and sesame seeds. Make it more classy with some sweet chili ginger sesame sauce for the ultimate experience.

    Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest

    27. Rice Paper Dumplings 

    Make these Tik Tok influenced Rice Paper Dumplings, which are effortless and super fun to make.

    Crispy on the outside and chewy inside, these dumplings are filled with assorted shredded veggies, ginger, and garlic. Serve at any of your events and see them disappear in no time.

    Get the Recipe @ I heartumami

    28. Polish Potato Dumplings (Kopytka)

    Guys, if you have some leftover mashed potatoes then you are in for a delicious Poland treat, called Kopytka.

    These Polish Potato dumplings are made simply with mashed potatoes, eggs, and flour, then steamed to soft perfection.

    Jazz them up with sautéed garlic, onions, bacon, and mushrooms to make a splendid dish.

    Get the Recipe @ crunchycreamysweet

    29. Sesame Chicken Dumplings in Spicy Broth with Garlic Crisps

    Guys, looking for restaurant-worthy dumplings for your next events? These Seasame Chicken Dumplings in Spicy Broth with Garlic Crisps are exactly what you need.

    The unique and delicious flavor combo with fancy ingredients makes these dumplings super addictive. It’s a sensational dish that needs to be celebrated.

    Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest

    30. Shish Barak

    Let’s end these terrific dumpling recipes with an Arabic classic, Shish Barak.

    This Middle Eastern dumpling is loaded with delicious meat stuffing, and then cooked in a super flavorful yogurt-based sauce for extra flavors.

    It will definitely be a crave-worthy dish, which you will make again and again.

    Get the Recipe @ fufuskitchen

    So there you go, thirty great dumpling recipes. The only question now is, which to try first?

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    30 BEST Dumpling Recipes

    This collection of easy and delicious Dumpling Recipes includes thirty variations of the beloved Asian appetizers.


    • dumpling wrappers
    • your preferred filling


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    2. gather ingredients
    3. make your new favorite dumpling recipe!

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