American Wagyu Dumplings

Elevate your dumpling recipe by using Imperial American Wagyu ground beef. Complete with a delicious dipping sauce featuring garlic, ginger, and green onion.

Type: Chinese

Prep Time: 1 hour01:00

Cook Time: 30 minutes00:30

Total Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes01:30

wagyu dumplings recipe


American Wagyu Dumplings

1 pound Imperial American Wagyu Ground Beef
¼ cup minced yellow onion
2 teaspoons minced ginger
1 tablespoon minced garlic
2½ tablespoon low sodium soy
1 tablespoon gochujang
2 teaspoons sesame oil
1 egg
1 tablespoon sugar
2 packs round gyoza skins

Dipping Sauce

1½ cups low sodium soy
1½ cups seasoned rice vinegar
3 tablespoons sambal
1¼ cup sugar
4 teaspoons minced garlic
2 teaspoons minced ginger
2 teaspoons minced cilantro
6 tablespoons chopped green onion
4 teaspoons sesame oil


  1. For the dumpling filling, mix all ingredients in a mixing bowl until incorporated and store in fridge for at least 1 hour before using to allow to firm.
  2. For the dipping sauce, place all ingredients in saucepot and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat to a simmer and allow to cook for 10-15 minutes and allow to slightly thicken.
  4. Remove from heat and set aside.
  5. For filling the dumplings, using a bowl of cold water, wet all edges of dumpling wrapper and lay flat on a cutting board.
  6. Spoon 1 ½ teaspoons of dumpling mix in center of wrapper.
  7. Fold in half making sure edges touch each other and push all air from center of wrapper.
  8. Make sure all edges are sealed and pleat dumpling 4-5 times.
  9. Press bottom on cutting board to force dumpling to stand up with pleats facing towards the sky.
  10. Place finished dumplings on a sheet pan dusted with cornstarch to keep from sticking to pan.
  11. Fill stovetop steamer with at least 2 inches of water in bottom water pan and heat over medium-high heat, until steam begins to come out of top.
  12. Steam dumplings in steamer basket for 6 minutes and serve with dipping sauce and garnishes of choice.

Note: You can use stainless steel steamer pot or bamboo steamer placed over the top of water pot (find at your local Asian market) to steam dumplings.

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