Air Fried Pork Dumplings Recipe

Bored with food lately? What if you spiced up a bit by trying these delicious pork dumplings! We can guarantee you will be pleasantly surprised on how crisp and yummy this recipe is.

If you are looking to change your menu a bit Asian is the way to go. Dumplings are an amazing appetizer—the perfect combination of crispy and chewy. What's best is that you don't have to leave your home or even order take out! Just picture delicious crisp bites bursting whit flavor at the comfort of home. How? You may ask, no surprise here: Your air fryer can rock this recipe like a champ.

In case you didn't know, pork and ginger are the star flavors in these savory little bites, along with quick stir-fried bok choy. These easy-to-assemble appetizers make a great family cooking project—just stuff, seal, and air-fry your way to homemade goodness. And here is an awesome tip: Look for thin dumpling wrappers at Asian grocery stores because Asians know their stuff. In case you can't make it to the store, you can use regular egg roll wrappers.

CategoryDifficultyIntermediate


Yields1 Serving
Prep Time30 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time1 hr

 1 tsp canola oil
 4 cups chopped bok choy (about 12 oz.)
 1 tbsp chopped fresh ginger
 1 tbsp chopped garlic (3 garlic cloves)
 4 oz ground pork
 ¼ tsp crushed red pepper
 18 (3 1/2-inch-square) dumpling wrappers or wonton wrappers
 cooking spray
 2 tbsp rice vinegar
 2 tsp lower-sodium soy sauce
 1 tsp toasted sesame oil
 ½ tsp packed light brown sugar
 1 tbsp finely chopped scallions

1

Heat canola oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high. Add bok choy, and cook, stirring often, until wilted and mostly dry, 6 to 8 minutes. Add ginger and garlic; cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Transfer bok choy mixture to a plate to cool 5 minutes. Pat the mixture dry with a paper towel.

2

Stir together ground pork, bok choy mixture, and crushed red pepper in a medium bowl.

3

Place a dumpling wrapper on work surface, and spoon about 1 tablespoon filling in center of wrapper. Using a pastry brush or your fingers, lightly moisten the edges of the wrapper with water. Fold the wrapper over to make a half-moon shape, pressing edges to seal. Repeat process with remaining wrappers and filling.

4

Lightly coat air fryer basket with cooking spray. Place 6 dumplings in basket, leaving room between each; lightly spray the dumplings with cooking spray. Cook at 375°F until lightly browned, 12 minutes, turning dumplings over halfway through cooking. Repeat with remaining dumplings, keeping cooked dumplings warm.

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5

Meanwhile, stir together rice vinegar, soy sauce, sesame oil, brown sugar, and scallions in a small bowl until sugar is dissolved. To serve, place 3 dumplings on each plate with 2 teaspoons sauce.

Ingredients

 1 tsp canola oil
 4 cups chopped bok choy (about 12 oz.)
 1 tbsp chopped fresh ginger
 1 tbsp chopped garlic (3 garlic cloves)
 4 oz ground pork
 ¼ tsp crushed red pepper
 18 (3 1/2-inch-square) dumpling wrappers or wonton wrappers
 cooking spray
 2 tbsp rice vinegar
 2 tsp lower-sodium soy sauce
 1 tsp toasted sesame oil
 ½ tsp packed light brown sugar
 1 tbsp finely chopped scallions

Directions

1

Heat canola oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high. Add bok choy, and cook, stirring often, until wilted and mostly dry, 6 to 8 minutes. Add ginger and garlic; cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Transfer bok choy mixture to a plate to cool 5 minutes. Pat the mixture dry with a paper towel.

2

Stir together ground pork, bok choy mixture, and crushed red pepper in a medium bowl.

3

Place a dumpling wrapper on work surface, and spoon about 1 tablespoon filling in center of wrapper. Using a pastry brush or your fingers, lightly moisten the edges of the wrapper with water. Fold the wrapper over to make a half-moon shape, pressing edges to seal. Repeat process with remaining wrappers and filling.

4

Lightly coat air fryer basket with cooking spray. Place 6 dumplings in basket, leaving room between each; lightly spray the dumplings with cooking spray. Cook at 375°F until lightly browned, 12 minutes, turning dumplings over halfway through cooking. Repeat with remaining dumplings, keeping cooked dumplings warm.

5

Meanwhile, stir together rice vinegar, soy sauce, sesame oil, brown sugar, and scallions in a small bowl until sugar is dissolved. To serve, place 3 dumplings on each plate with 2 teaspoons sauce.

Air Fried Pork Dumplings Recipe

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