Traditional hokkien zongzi

Juicy savory meat filling is wrapped in egg omelet wrappers. They can be served with some gravy or in a hot pot or soup. A Chinese New Year staple.

Chinese Egg Dumplings (Dan jiao)


I first learned about the Chinese egg dumplings or known as dan jiao, from Chinese friends. The egg dumplings are commonly seen during Chinese New Year. I was really intrigued because I’ve only seen or eaten dumplings wrapped in a skin made with flour. Immediately, this was on my các mục to learn khổng lồ make. Basically, the meat filling is wrapped in individually made egg omelet wrapper/skin. The egg omelet wrapper is basically the replacement for the traditional wrapper made with flour. Hey…extra protein and less carb