Loading Video...
Recipe courtesy of Rosa Ross

Chicken Creel-Shaped Dumplings

These dumplings freeze very well, so making a large batch is well worth the time. With a little practice, they will shape up in no time at all, and they are so easy that children can help. A dozen or so make a great lunch.
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 55 min
  • Active: 45 min
  • Yield: 75 dumplings
Share This Recipe

Ingredients

Directions

Special equipment:
steamer basket
  1. Coarsely chop the water chestnuts and cilantro leaves in a processor. Add the ground chicken. Stir in the hoisin, soy sauce, sesame oil and cornstarch. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  2. Place 1 teaspoon of filling in the center of a dumpling skin. Dampen the edge with water. Fold over and press to seal. Pleat or fold as desired. Grease a flat plate with vegetable oil and place the finished dumplings on the plate to oil the bottoms. Place about 1/3 of the dumplings in each of three steamer baskets, arranging in the baskets in a single layer without touching. Stack the steamer baskets and steam the dumplings until firm, about 10 minutes. 

Fudge Factor

Chocolate Desserts

Indulge in our decadent chocolate desserts, from cookies and cakes to puddings, souffles and truffles.

Over-the-Top-Delicious Treats to Satisfy Your Food Obsession

Are you infatuated with ice cream? Do you lust over lobster? Swoon at the sight of chocolate? Here's the best recipe for each food …

Review: Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert's Chocolate Bar Nov 16, 2012

Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert have teamed up with master chocolatier Christopher Curtin to create the "Good & Evil" chocolate b …

How-To: Chocolate Cream Puffs

Make this classic and elegant French dessert using our step-by-step guide.

Easy Gift Idea: Chocolate-Covered Toffee Feb 7, 2013

Looking for an easy gift idea? Cooking Channel's recipe for Chocolate-Covered Toffee is just the ticket. A touch of coffee in the …

How to Make Truffles

Learn how to make a chocolate lover's favorite treat: the classic truffle made from smooth chocolate ganache.

Essentials: Chocolate Basics Sep 1, 2016

Satisfy that chocolate craving in your very own kitchen. All you need is baking chocolate and a little know-how. It also helps to …

Nostalgic, Old-Fashioned and Retro Candy and Candy Bars

Take a sweet trip down memory lane by ogling these old-school candy bars and confections.