Winter Pork with Dumplings Recipe


Preparation Time25 MinCooking Time1 Hr 10 Min
Ready In1 Hr 35 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings8
Speciality, Main Ingredient
Interest Group


 Lean boneless pork1 1⁄2 Pound, cubed
 Onions2 , sliced
 Carrots8 Ounce, sliced (225 gram)
 Plain flour2 Tablespoon
 Salt To Taste
 Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
 Dripping/Lard1 Ounce (25 gram)
 Sage sprig1
 Chicken stock1 Pint (600 milliliter)
 Orange1 (use pared rind and juice)
For dumplings
 Self raising flour6 Ounce (175 gram)
 Chopped fresh herbs1 Tablespoon (thyme, parsley and sage)
 Beef suet3 Ounce, shredded (75 gram)
 Cold water5 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 447 Calories from Fat 239

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g40.8%

Saturated Fat 11.6 g57.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 63.6 mg

Sodium 482.3 mg20.1%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.7%

Dietary Fiber 2.6 g10.3%

Sugars 5.6 g

Protein 22 g43.5%

Vitamin A 97.4% Vitamin C 23.4%

Calcium 10.6% Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a bowl, sprinkle the flour over the pork with plenty of seasoning.
2) In the wok, saute the meat in the dripping or lard, turning frequently, until well browned.
3) Stir in the onions, carrots and sage, saute for a few minutes, until the onion is tender.
4) Stir in any left over flour and gradually pour in the chicken stock.
5) Stir in the orange juice and place the rind on top.
6) Bring to a boil, cover and simmer over a low heat for 40 minutes.
7) In a bowl, sift the flour with a pinch of salt, then add the herbs.
8) Stir in the suet and add water a few minutes before the pork is done.
9) Shape the suet pastry into 8 small round dumplings and place these lightly over the pork.
10) Cover and simmer for another 10 minutes, until the dumplings are cooked.

11) Serve the Winter Pork with Dumplings straight from the wok.