Chinese Dumpling Soup

  • Prep: 10 Minutes
  • Cook: 20-25 Minutes
  • Serves: 2
Calories 277
Carbs 2
Fat 17
Protein 29
Free From


    For The Soup

  • 800ml chicken stock
  • 1 inch piece root ginger, peeled and grated
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 spring onions, sliced
  • 100g Chinese leaf lettuce, sliced
  • Handful fresh coriander, chopped
  • 1 tbsp tamari sauce

    For The Dumplings

  • 250g mince pork
  • ½ inch piece root ginger, peeled and grated
  • 1 tsp. tamari sauce
  • 1 tsp. toasted sesame oil
  • 1 spring onion, sliced


  1. Start by making the dumplings. Place all the dumpling ingredients in a bowl and combine thoroughly using your hands. Take a small amount of the pork mixture and roll into a dumpling around the size of a golf ball. Set aside and repeat with the remaining mixture.
  2. To make the soup, warm the chicken stock in a saucepan and add the ginger, garlic and simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Using a slotted spoon start to add the dumplings one-by-one.
  4. Finally add the spring onion, Chinese leaf lettuce, coriander, tamari and stir. Bring to the boil again and turn down to a simmer for a further 8-10 minutes or until the dumplings are cooked through. Serve immediately.