Dumplings Recipe (Beef, Pork and Kimchi with Vegetarian Option) 고기 만두

Dumplings are so versatile. you can serve them as a meal, snack, appetizer or party food. There are many variations as well depending on what you choose to add to the filling Why don't you invite your friends and families and have a dumpling party? Trust me, you will have lots of fun, amazing conversations and tons of dumplings to go around. Freeze the them to enjoy later.


For the dumpling wraps
All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Potato starch 1/4 Teaspoon (Optional)
Egg white 1/2 Medium , divided (1/4
Salt 1 Pinch
Warm water 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (As needed to knead the dough)
To prepare the mung bean sprouts
Mung bean sprouts 4 Ounce
Boiling water 4 Cup (64 tbs) (As needed to blanch the sprouts)
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon (Boiled in salt water)
The rest of the ingredients for the filling
Ground beef 4 Ounce
Ground pork 4 Ounce
Glass noodles 4 Ounce (Optional)
Kimchi 1 Pound , chopped into small bits (2
Tofu 14 Ounce (Bean curd)
Shiitake mushrooms 200 Gram (Vegetarian option instead of meat) (Optional)
Garlic chives 10 Medium , washed and chopped into small bits
Green onions 5 Medium
Minced garlic 1 Tablespoon
Minced ginger 1 Tablespoon
Eggs 1 Medium
For the seasoning
Sesame oil 1 Tablespoon
Black pepper 1/4 Teaspoon
Salt 1 Tablespoon
For the dipping sauce
Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon (Regular)
Vinegar 1 Tablespoon
Red chili pepper flakes 1/4 Teaspoon (Optional)



To prepare the dumpling wrapper:

1. Sift all purpose flour, potato starch, 1/4 egg white and a pinch of salt. Gradually adding luke warm water mix and knead the dough to an elastic consistency. Wrap the dough in a plastic wrap and set aside in a warm place for 20 minutes.

2. Soak glass noodles in cold water for at least 20 minutes.

3. Blanch the bean sprouts in salted boiling water for 4 minutes. Rinse in cold water and chop into small bits and squeeze all the water out using lint-free cloth.

4. Chop the well fermented kimchi and rinse lightly in cold water. Squeeze all the water out using clean lint-free cloth.

5. Cut the soaked and drained glass noodles into small pieces. Remove all the water by squeezing using the lint-free cloth.

6. Rinse 14 oz tofu (one block) with cold water. Wrap it with cloth and squeeze until it’s completely crushed and all the water is out.

7. Vegetarian option: Replace any meat with mushrooms. Use 200g of Shiitake mushrooms instead of meat. If they are dried, soak overnight and wash thoroughly. Chop into small pieces and squeeze all the water out.

8. Wash and chop garlic chives and green onions into small bits and pat with a paper towel to remove moisture.

9. Take a large mixing bowl, add all the ingredients for the filling along with the chopped mung bean sprouts. Season with sesame oil, salt and black pepper. Mix well to combine.

10. Dust some flour on a dry cutting board, roll out the prepared dough into a thin sheet (dust while rolling if the dough sticks), cut out circles using a sharp edges used can.


11. Take a wrap, place about a spoon of filling in the middle, fold the wrap in half, line the edge with egg white and seal tightly by pressing the ends together. Make a few wrinkles by pinching and over-wrapping the edge. You can also bring the two ends together.

12. Boil water in a steamer. Line the steamer with a clean cloth. Place dumplings in the steamer so they are not touching each other. Steam for 15 minutes.


13. Serve them on a plate with a dipping sauce on the side.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 380Calories from Fat 130

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.5%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1531 mg63.79%

Total Carbohydrates 46 g15.3%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 16 g32%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet