Chicken Dumplings with Steamed Vegetables

Chicken Dumplings with Steamed Vegetables

Enjoy these deliciously soft and plump chicken dumplings. The cabbage and chives are steamed, which brings out their natural sweetness. You can add mushrooms or other vegetables if you like.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Minced chicken
200 g
Japanese leek
10 cm (30 g)
1 tablespoon
Sesame oil
1/2 tablespoon
Chicken stock powder
1 tablespoon
1/4 (150 g)
Chinese chives (Garlic Chives)
1/2 bunch (40 g)
2 tablespoons
Salt and pepper
to taste


1. In a bowl, mix the finely chopped leek, katakuriko, sesame oil, and stock powder to the ground chicken until the mixture is sticky.
2. Julienne the cabbage and spread on a pot or pan. Lightly season with salt and pepper and evenly drizzle the sake.
3. Roll the chicken mixture into bite sized pieces and toss into the pan on top of the cabbage, and avoid sticking to each other. Cover with chives cut into 5 cm lengths.
4. Turn on the heat, and when it starts to cook, cover with a lid and steam for 10 minutes over low heat.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to eat soft and plump chicken dumplings.