Beef and Dumpling Noodle Soup Recipe

Turn to noodle soups when you want something comforting and delicious.

Love Chinese noodle soups as much as Po from Kung Fu Panda? Here’s a version you can whip up in your own kitchen.

Beef and Dumpling Noodle Soup Recipe

Zee Castro-Talampas
Turn to noodle soups when you want something comforting and delicious.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes
Course Soup
Cuisine Asian
Servings 6


Beef and Dumpling Noodle Soup Ingredients

  • 1 kilo Beef use knee cap
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 large white onion chopped
  • 1 head Garlic peeled and pounded
  • 500 Grams Beef use brisket, sliced into 2-inch chunks
  • 2 pieces star anise
  • 1 stick cinnamon around 2 inches
  • 1 piece ginger (thumb-sized), sliced
  • 1/4 Cup Soy Sauce
  • 1/4 Cup oyster sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Leeks chopped
  • 2 cups beef stock or more as needed
  • 1 Pack egg noodles (pancit canton) around 300 grams
  • 125 Grams pork use ground pork
  • 1 teaspoon green onion chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Soy Sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger grated
  • 100 Grams Shrimp peeled
  • 12 dumpling wrapper


  • Place beef knee cap in a large pot over medium heat. Cover with water and boil for 30 minutes. Drain, then cover again with water. Season with salt and pepper. Lower heat and simmer for 2 hours or until tendon is soft, adding more water if pot dries up. Set aside to cool.
  • Heat oil in a pot over medium heat. Sauté onions and garlic. Add brisket and sear on both sides until brown. Season with salt and pepper. Cover with 4 cups water. Boil for 30 minutes, removing impurities that rise to the surface.
  • Add star anise, cinnamon, ginger, soy sauce, oyster sauce, rice wine, and sugar. Lower heat and simmer for 2½ hours or until beef is tender.
  • Meanwhile, make the dumplings: Combine pork, green onions, soy sauce, and ginger. Take 1 teaspoon of mixture and 1 shrimp and place on the center of a dumpling wrapper. Wet edges with water and pinch to seal. Repeat with remaining ingredients. Set aside in the refrigerator.
  • Remove tendon from knee cap and add to the pot with the brisket. Add leeks and beef stock. Adjust seasoning to taste.
  • Add dumplings to the pot and cook for 7 minutes. Add noodles and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Divide noodles, beef brisket, tendon, and dumplings among serving bowls. Serve hot.
Keyword noodle soup recipe, beef noodle soup
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