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Asian Beef Dumplings or Meatballs

  • Author: Bruce and Dina Miller
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 90
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Stove and oven
  • Cuisine: Asian

Description


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon chili garlic sauce
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of freshly grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon garlic granules
  • ¼ cup chopped chives or green onion
  • 1 package gyoza wrappers

Ingredients for Asian Beef Dumplings

If making meatballs, ingredients for meatball sauce:

Orange Ginger Marmalade Sauce:

  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 3 Tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 3 Tablespoons Orange Ginger Marmalade
  • 1 Tablespoon black sesame seeds

Instructions

Prepare meat filling:

  • Place all ingredients except gyoza wrapper into a large bowl
  • Mix gently with hands

Fill Dumplings:

  • Open gyoza wrappers, and cover with a towel to prevent them from drying out
  • For dumplings, fill each gyoza wrapper with about 1 teaspoon filling
  • Using finger dipped in water, run along outside of dumpling
  • Shut the wrapper, and ensure no air is inside
  • Pinch shut, and gather, and set on a cookie sheet
  • Continue to finish all
  • Place in freezer for at least 30 minutes, up till overnight

Cook Dumplings:

  • Heat a small amount of canola oil in a large fry pan and place frozen dumplings into pan
  • Watch dumplings close and turn, once browned
  • When dumplings are browned on each side, add in enough water to come up half way
  • Cover, and allow to steam
  • Steam for at least 20 minutes to ensure the meat cooks
  • Uncover ½ way thru
  • Allow water to steam off, until the dumplings get crispy
  • Add additional oil if needed

Dumplings

Making Meatballs instead of dumplings:

These dumplings are delicious as is. If you want to make them gluten free, you can prepare them as meatballs.

  • Roll meat mixture into walnut size balls
  • Brown on all sides over medium heat
  • Place on a parchment paper covered cookie pan with sides
  • Bake in a 350 degree oven for 10-15 minutes

Make meatball sauce:

  • Mix together sauce ingredients
  • Gently warm sauce in a pan
  • Add meatballs to coat
  • Serve on platter with picks for guests

Orange Ginger Marmalade Sauce:

  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 3 Tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 3 Tablespoons Orange Ginger Marmalade
  • 1 Tablespoon black sesame seeds

Asian Beef Meatballs

Either way, they are so delicious dipped into the savory, spicy sauce.


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