Lemongrass-chili chicken dumplings



Step 1

In a bowl, combine chicken, lemongrass, ginger, garlic, chili, fish sauce, vinegar, honey, cilantro, and ⅛ teaspoon salt. Using your hands, mix gently but thoroughly.

Step 2

Spoon about 2 teaspoons filling into the center of a dumpling wrapper. Dip your finger into a small cup of water and lightly wet the edges of the wrapper. Tightly seal dumpling into a half-moon shape, folding one side over the other; crimp edges decoratively. See here for folding techniques. Place on a parchment paper–lined baking sheet and cover with a damp kitchen towel to keep dumplings from drying out. Repeat with remaining filling and wrappers.

Step 3

Steam, boil, or pan-fry dumplings; serve with dipping sauce.

Photography and styling by Jenny Huang.

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