Shanghai dumplings 4 ways

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  • Dumpling wrapper:
  • 150 grams flour
  • 150 grams bread flour
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 180 milliliters warm water
  • Filling:
  • 250 grams ground pork
  • 1/2 bunch chives, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon sake
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Gelatinized soup:
  • 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 10 grams powdered gelatin
  • 200 milliliters hot water
  • Yellow:
  • 1 teaspoon corn powder
  • 3 tablespoons peeled shrimp
  • Pepper
  • Green:
  • 1 teaspoon spinach powder
  • 3 tablespoons boiled spinach
  • 1/2 teaspoon hoisin sauce
  • Orange:
  • 1 teaspoon carrot powder
  • 3 tablespoons shredded cheese
  • Garlic powder
  • Purple:
  • 1 teaspoon purple potato powder
  • 1 shiitake, finely chopped
  • Japanese pepper (Hanazansho)
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 100 milliliters water
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • Chopped green onions


    In a bowl, combine all ingredients for the gelatinized soup and mix well.
    Put in the freezer until firm.

    In a bowl, combine all ingredients for the filling and mix well.
    Then separate into four separate bowls.
    Mix in each group of ingredients into each bowl and mix well.

    To make the dumpling wrappers, combine all ingredients for the wrappers in a bowl and mix well until it turns into a dough.
    Knead until soft.

    Combine the powders with each portion of dough and knead until evenly colored.

    Divide each colored dough into three and flatten into discs.

    Fill each wrapper with the fillings.

    Arrange a greased frying pan with the dumplings.

    Pour in the water and cook covered for 12-13 minutes over medium heat.

    Once done, uncover and turn up the heat to high.

    Drizzle sesame oil over the dumplings and cook for 15 seconds.

    Transfer to a serving plate and enjoy.

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    1. j

      Wow! This is amazing. So delicious and so pretty! I'm eating it. So good! Thanks!

    2. L

      Thanks for the beautiful recipes!

    3. B

      Great Dish! Have been making this for years and it never fails to all get eaten up.

    4. A

      I've already made this twice now, it's so easy to improvise!

    5. d

      Perfect and simple to make. My husband loved it!

    6. M

      Made this last night for my family and we love it.

    7. s

      Looks like a great recipe!! Cant wait to try it!!

    8. M

      What a wonderful inspiration!

    9. r

      Thank you for another winner recipe!

    10. S

      Thanks - can't wait to try this out!

    11. V

      I'm totally hooked. I will make this often. It is amazing.

    12. C

      What an absolutely wonderful recipe

    13. S

      Loved it! Mine actually looked just like the video. That never happens!

    14. L

      I love this! So easy to throw together.

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