Bison Dumplings

Jane Bruce


  • 1 Pound  ground bison
  • 1 Tablespoon  minced ginger
  • 2 Tablespoons  very thinly sliced scallions, plus more for garnish
  • cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Teaspoons  sesame oil
  •   Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 40  round dumpling wrappers
  •   Vegetable oil, for frying

Bison’s flavor is rich and intense like beef, but with less fat, making it a great choice for flavorful dishes like Asian dumplings with a ginger soy dipping sauce.


In a large bowl, combine the ground bison, ginger, scallions, garlic, oil, and 4 tablespoons of water. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper.

On a clean work surface, lay out the dumpling wrappers and place a tablespoon-sized mound of the bison mixture onto each wrapper. Take the edges of the wrapper up and over the mound of meat and twist together to seal.

In a large skillet, heat ½ inch of cooking oil to medium-high. Add the dumplings, bottom side down, to the pan and cook, undisturbed, until the bottoms are golden brown, about 4 minutes. Add 3 tablespoons of water to the pan, cover, and cook on low until all of the water has evaporated, about 5 more minutes. Serve the dumplings with fresh soy sauce mixed with sliced scallions.


Prep Time: 15 minutes, Cook Time: 15 minutes


Calories per serving:

156 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Sodium Sugar Conscious, Kidney Friendly, Dairy Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:



  • Fat 207g 319%
  • Carbs 189g 63%
  • Saturated 41g 204%
  • Fiber 6g 26%
  • Trans 1g
  • Sugars 0g
  • Protein 117g 234%
  • Cholesterol 346mg 115%
  • Sodium 2,134mg 89%
  • Calcium 223mg 22%
  • Magnesium 157mg 39%
  • Potassium 1,743mg 50%
  • Iron 23mg 127%
  • Zinc 22mg 146%
  • Phosphorus 1,097mg 157%
  • Vitamin A 173IU 3%
  • Vitamin C 5mg 8%
  • Thiamin (B1) 2mg 151%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 2mg 133%
  • Niacin (B3) 40mg 199%
  • Vitamin B6 2mg 89%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 334µg 84%
  • Vitamin B12 8µg 136%
  • Vitamin E 28mg 139%
  • Vitamin K 28µg 35%
  • Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 120g
  • Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 30g
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