The General’s Healthy Chicken Dumplings



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These dumplings are surprisingly easy to make. With a little dipping sauce, these might be your next go-to favorite party starter.


  • 1 pound chicken breast
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1½ tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon minced ginger
  • ½ teaspoon garlic
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 cup shitake mushroom, chopped
  • 1 each Egg, beaten
  • Dumpling wrappers


Step 1

  • In a food processor, combine chicken, soy, sugar, ginger, garlic and pulse until meat is roughly chopped.

Step 2

  • Add water, olive oil, sesame oil then pulse until its finely chopped. Then add cornstarch and pulse again for another 10 seconds.

Step 3

  • Remove and then fold in the mushrooms and scallions. Reserve and chill.

Step 4

  • Take each dumpling wrapper put 1 Tablespoon of mixture in the middle of each dumpling wrapper.

Step 5

  • In a separate bowl beat an egg with a fork. Using a pastry brush, brush the edges of each dumpling wrapper with the beaten egg. Fold dumpling in half, securing ends.

Step 6

  • Boil in water for approximately 5 minutes, until it floats. After it floats, cook for another 2 minutes.Serve with Sriracha or Dumpling Dipping Sauce