Chinese Pork Chives Dumpling Recipe for the Best Slow Cooker

Chinese Pork Chives Dumpling Recipe for the Best Slow Cooker


  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon seasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped Chinese chives
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon chile-garlic sauce (such as Sriracha(R))
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped Chinese chives
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 50 dumpling wrappers
  • 1 cup vegetable oil for frying
  • 1 quart water, or more as needed


  1. Make dumpling sauce: Combine 1/2 cup soy sauce, rice vinegar, 1 tablespoon chives, sesame seeds, and chile sauce in a small bowl. Set aside.
  2. Mix pork, garlic, egg, 2 tablespoons chives, soy sauce, sesame oil, and ginger in a large bowl until thoroughly combined. Place a dumpling wrapper on a lightly floured work surface and spoon about 1 tablespoon of the filling in the middle. Wet the edge with a little water and crimp together forming small pleats to seal the dumpling. Repeat with remaining dumpling wrappers and filling.
  3. In your Vitaclay slow cooker, add 2 qt water or chicken broth. Set on Stew for 30 minutes. 
  4. Wait until the pot of water starts to boil (about 10-15 minutes), add 12 dumplings. Stir and do not let dumplings to stick together.  Cover the pot and let it cook for 10-15 minutes, or until dumplings are cooked through.

Serve with dumpling sauce.

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