You have the goodies, how do you cook them?

Pan Fried

  1. In a medium skillet, heat a 1/4 cup canola oil (or other neutral cooking oil) on medium high heat.

  2. When oil is hot, but not smoking, place one layer of dumplings in the skillet, leaving some space between each dumpling.

  3. Add 1/2 cup of water or until the water covers 1/3 of the dumplings.

  4. Cover the skillet and bring the water to a boil. 

  5. After 2 minutes, uncover the skillet. Do not move the dumplings.

  6. When the water evaporates, pan fry the dumplings for 1–2 minutes, or until the bottom is golden brown.


  1. Line a steamer with perforated parchment paper liners.

  2. On high heat, bring the steamer water to a rolling boil.

  3. Place dumplings in the steamer leaving at least ½ inch of space between each dumpling

  4. Cover and steam for 12–14 minutes or until fully cooked through. The inside of the dumpling should reach 160 degrees when using a thermometer.