How to Make Homemade Dumplings

Updated: Apr 21, 2021

A quick & easy recipe to satisfy your dumpling needs. Curated by our friends over at Fat Boy Food Club, these wontons will be sure to keep you coming back for more.

tasty homemade wonton dumplings

Time: 30-40 min

Yield: Feeds 4

Cost: $


  • 1 pack wonton wrappers (store bought wrappers are quick, easy, & tasty)

  • 1lb ground pork

  • ¼ pack soft or silken tofu

  • ¼ cup soy sauce

  • 2 heaping tbsp honey

  • 2 tbsp sesame oil

  • 4 cloves garlic (finely chopped)

  • 3 scallions (finely chopped)

  • 1 thumb-sized piece of ginger (finely chopped)

  • Small cup of water

  • Salt & Pepper


Step 1 Add pork, soft tofu, garlic/ginger/scallion, soy sauce, sesame oil, and honey to a large bowl. Add two pinches of salt and at least five cranks of freshly ground black pepper. Mix to combine, cover, and place in fridge for 15 mins.

Step 2 While the mixture cools, prep your dumpling filling station on a large clean surface or cutting board. You’ll need the wonton wrappers, your small cup of water, a tea spoon or chopsticks, and a big plate/sheet tray.

Step 3

Once 15 mins have elapsed, remove the pork mixture from the fridge and begin a pot of boiling water.