DiscoverDumplingsChinese dumpling which generally consists of minced meat and finely chopped vegetables wrapped into a piece of dough skin. The skin can be either thin and elastic or thicker. Popular meat fillings include ground meat (usually pork, but can instead be beef or chicken), shrimp, and even fish. Popular mixtures include pork with Chinese cabbage, pork with garlic chives, pork and shrimp with vegetables, pork with spring onion & garlic chives. Dumplings are usually boiled, steamed or fried and continue to be a traditional dish eaten on Chinese New Year’s Eve.