How to Cook Pork Dumplings in Ginger and Lime-Leaf Broth

by Doctor Rue

Everyone's dream is to create a restaurant worthy dish, and with this recipe is becomes possible! These dumplings look and taste amazing and are literally fail proof!


  • For the dumplings:
  • 2 Garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 Tablespoon Vegetable oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Finely grated fresh ginger
  • 2 Teaspoons Snipped chives
  • 1 Teaspoon Small carrot, diced
  • 500 Grams Minced pork
  • 4 Tablespoons Oyster sauce
  • 4 Tablespoons Soy sauce
  • 2 Teaspoons Corn flour
  • 1 Teaspoon Sesame Oil
  • About 32 round dumpling wrappers
  • For the broth:
  • 2 Cubes chicken stock
  • 1 Teaspoon Vegetable stock
  • 3 Slices ginger
  • 10 Dried or fresh kaffir lime leaves
  • 2 Tablespoons Soy sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons Lemon juice
  • 2 Slices lemon
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Combine the garlic, ginger, chives and carrot

    Step 2

    Heat the stove (preferably a wok top) to high heat

    Step 3

    Place the vegetable oil in a wok an coat the inside

    Step 4

    Add the chive/carrot mixture

    Step 5

    Stir-fry for about two minutes

    Step 6

    Turn off the heat and pour the mixture into a bowl, then place it aside

    Step 7

    Put the pork in a bowl

    Step 8

    Add the oyster sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil and corn flour

    Step 9

    Combine (sorry for the blurry photo)

    Step 10

    Add the carrot mixture and combine

    Step 11

    Put some water in a mug and add some corn flour if you want

    Step 12

    Place about two teaspoons of the pork mix in each dumpling wrapper

    Step 13

    Wet a pastry brush with the water and cornflour mix

    Step 14

    Brush along one edge of the wrapper

    Step 15

    Fold it in half to form a semi-circle

    Step 16

    Pinch together the entire edges

    Step 17

    Repeat steps 12-16 until all the mixture is gone

    Step 18

    Start on the broth- put six cups of water in a large saucepan

    Step 19

    Add the chicken and vegetable stock

    Step 20

    Get your ginger slices...

    Step 21

    Put them in

    Step 22

    Pour in the soy sauce

    Step 23

    Stir to combine

    Step 24

    Put the stove on medium-high heat

    Step 25

    Place the pot on the stove and simmer for three minutes

    Step 26

    Add the kaffir lime leaves

    Step 27

    Add the lemon juice and lemon slices

    Step 28

    Put 6-8 dumplings in the broth and cook for 2-3 minutes

    Step 29

    Take them out and strain them

    Step 30

    Repeat steps 28-30 until all the dumplings are cooked

    Step 31

    Divide the dumplings among the bowls

    Step 32

    Pour some broth over the dumplings

    Step 33

    Serve immediately! YUM!

    Step 34

    Soon enough everyone's bowls will be nothing but a bit of broth!

    Step 35

    This recipe is simple; yet comes out with restaurant quality food! I bet anything that this will definitely become a family favourite! Please like and comment!!!!!