Beef and Coriander Dumplings with Spicy Chilli Oil


This recipe comes to us from Jason Lee of the blog Shut Up and Eat.

Dumplings can seem like a bit of a challenge, but this one used purchased wonton wrappers and a dead-simple filling where the big flavour of beef is the star. Recipe is here, but at ShutupandEat, Jason walks you through how-to with some great step-by-step photos that demonstrate how the fold the wrappers – easier than orgami!

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Beef and Coriander Dumplings with Spicy Chilli Oil


  • 1 package dumpling wrappers – Square, wheat wrappers (approx. 40)
  • Filling:
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped green onion
  • 3/4 cup chopped coriander
  • 2 tablespoons minced ginger
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Sichuan peppecorns, toasted and ground
  • 3 tablespoon water
  • Garnish:
  • 3 tablespoon crushed peanuts
  • 3 tablespoon chopped coriander
  • 3 tablespoon chilli oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground szechuan peppercorn
  • Sesame seeds (optional)


  1. Add all filling ingredients into a large clean bowl and thoroughly mix until everything is combined.
  2. Spoon about 1 tablespoon of filling into wrapped and fold/pleat into dumpling.
  3. Boil dumplings in a large pot in batches – about 10 at a time – for 5 minutes. Drain and transfer to serving bowls.
  4. Spoon chilli oil over dumplings, sprinkle peanuts, coriander and ground szechuan peppercorn.


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