Souper Sundays – Asian Dumpling Soup (Potsticker Soup)

*By: Linz Bordner*

We have another great soup recipe courtesy of The Modern Proper. It’s an Easy Asian Dumpling Soup (Potsticker Soup), which is full of flavor and super healthy.

Photo: Linz Bordner

The star ingredient are Potstickers, or Chinese dumplings, which are steamed on one side and pan-fried on the other and usually filled with pork. Add signature flavors such as ginger, soy sauce, sesame oil, and sesame seeds and you’ll have a fresh and flavorful dinner that the whole fam will enjoy!


1 tbsp. sesame oil

2 tbsp. fresh ginger

4 cloves garlic, minced

6 cups chicken stock

3 tbsp. soy sauce

½ bunch green onions, thinly sliced

2 large carrots, julienned (or 1 cup if using pre-cut)

½ tsp. salt

1.5 lb. bag frozen dumplings (potstickers or mini potstickers)

2 cups fresh spinach, packed

1 tsp. sesame seeds, optional


1. Heat sesame oil in a soup pot set over medium heat. Add the garlic and ginger and saute until fragrant, about 3 minutes.

2. Add chicken stock, soy sauce, green onions, carrots and salt to the pot and bring to a boil. Add the dumpling (potstickers) to the pot and bring back up to a boil. Cook for 4 minutes.

3. Remove from heat and stir in spinach. Serve topped with sesame seeds and fresh green onions.

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