Shanghai Soup Dumplings

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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. d

      Great option to make and take to lunch.

    2. m

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

    3. S

      This is a great recipe. I just made it and will make it again soon.

    4. d

      Made this today for my family – they loved it!

    5. W

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

    6. P

      These were easy and delicious.

    7. E

      This was absolutely delicious!!

    8. N

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

    9. M

      the flavors were all very delicious.

    10. A

      What a beautiful recipe you put together for us.

    11. T

      This is one of my husbands favorite things I make. I found your recipe years ago and he still requests it! Thanks!

    12. J

      This is absolutely wonderful!

    13. C

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

    14. c

      I am currently eating it by the bucket

    15. K

      Wow. Fantastic! Followed the instructions to the letter and this was awesome...

    16. S

      I love this! So easy to throw together.

    17. L

      Excellent dish!

    18. Y

      It's very tasty and very easy to cook,

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