Dim Sum-Style Alpine Leek Wonton Dumplings

Dim Sum-Style Alpine Leek Wonton Dumplings

Enjoy these soft and chewy wantons.

Ingredients: 2 servings (makes 30)

Alpine leek (or Chinese chives)
50 g
Gyoza dumpling skins
☆ Ground pork
150 g
☆ Sesame oil
1 teaspoon
☆ Sake
1 teaspoon
☆ Salt and pepper
a small amount
☆ Oyster sauce
1 teaspoon
☆ Ginger (grated)
a small amount
☆ Soy sauce
1 teaspoon


1. To prepare the alpine leek, remove the red stem part.
2. Remove the thin membrane, if there is any.
3. Rinse well with water. Rinse well to remove any dirt or debris.
4. Coarsely chop the alpine leek. If the leaves are large, cut them lengthwise, too.
5. In a bowl, add the chopped alpine leek and all the ☆ ingredients.
6. Mix well until sticky for about 5 minutes.
7. Prepare the gyoza dumpling skins and a small amount of water (not listed).
8. Drop the filling onto the skin with a spoon.
9. Wrap the filling while pressing out the air.
10. Wrap all the filling with the skins.
11. In a pot, bring some water (not listed) to a boil.
12. Reduce heat to medium and add the wanton dumplings.
13. Once the dumplings are transparent and start to float, they are done.
14. Transfer it to a serving plate. Add a small amount of hot water to prevent them from cooling down too quickly. You can also serve them directly from a hot pot.
15. Eat it with the mixture of some ponzu and a small amount of grated daikon radish.
16. Sprinkle some daikon radish spouts and it is done.
17. They are good in a kimchi hot pot also.
18. Alpine Leek Gyoza Dumplings (Recipe ID: 2219723)

Story Behind this Recipe

I harvested a lot of alpine leek.

Since these wanton dumplings can be used in many different dishes, I make a lot of them and store them in the freezer.