Dellilah’s Chinese Dumpling Soup

20 minutes
4 people


  • 8 chinese dumplings frozen
  • 2 bok choi whole
  • 1 carrot thinly sliced
  • 3 scallions thinly sliced
  • 1/4 lemon grass stalk (optional)
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 2 tbsp vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp sesame oil (optional)
  • 2 green chillies


  • Make the soup by boiling the chicken stock on a high flame, and adding carrots, lemon grass, scallions.
  • Once bubbling, lower the heat and add all the sauces. Taste and adjust the seasoning to your liking.
  • Drop dumplings gently into the boiling soup and cover for a few minutes until they become tender.
  • At this point, add bok choi, turn off the heat and allow the greens to wilt in the soup for 5 minutes.
  • Gently ladle the soup into large bowls and serve with lemon and green chillies if you can handle it.