Claire Makes Soup Dumplings | Bon Appetit

  • Published on Apr 20, 2015
  • Associate Food Editor Claire Saffitz shows us how to make soup dumplings.

    Soup dumplings fall in the category of "delicious things we love to order when we're out, but would never even dream of making at home." Until now, that is. This dim sum staple may seem complicated, but it's really just made from three separate components: the dough, the filling, and the soup. Where things get tricky is in the process of sealing the dumpling with a series of intricate folds. Don't worry: We've got step-by-step video instructions and a tutorial on how to do it.
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  • Anggita Rizqy Afriyanti

    claire without her grey hair really looks like katy perry with black hair

  • Brandon Griffey
    Brandon Griffey 9 hours ago

    This is obviously before Claire got her rouge powers

  • Ummu Aiman
    Ummu Aiman 12 hours ago

    Bonappetite should make a q&a session to get to know them personally like the background they came from

  • FreshPrince ofRP

    Claire is beautiful as always!

  • Dandy Adzani Alfaye
    Dandy Adzani Alfaye 2 days ago +1

    Katy perry?

  • Ellie Guerra
    Ellie Guerra 4 days ago +2

    No one:
    Absolutely no one:
    USclip: Here, watch this 5 year old video about soup dumplings!

  • Acashasha 666
    Acashasha 666 4 days ago

    Ahhh little clair! Such a cutie.

  • John Wu
    John Wu 6 days ago +2

    this is liking watching Iron Man 1

  • hatshepsutxlll
    hatshepsutxlll 6 days ago

    wow 2015 claire giving me megan mullalhy vibes!

  • Julia Arnold
    Julia Arnold 7 days ago

    Has anyone actually made this recipe

  • Rae Peronneau
    Rae Peronneau 8 days ago

    Claire looks like a kid here but I bet that white streak is under there somewhere.

  • gg chiu
    gg chiu 10 days ago

    Wait a heckin second
    Am I not chinese enough or what cause like
    She dipped the whole spoon in the sauce to get the sauce
    But normally I’d dip the dumpling in the sauce then spoon then eat

  • gnarly
    gnarly 11 days ago

    Is this Claire’s first video?

  • Denis Ho
    Denis Ho 11 days ago

    her hair was still black back then because she was so happy with all the xiaolongbaos

  • somer seth
    somer seth 13 days ago

    Fetus Claire!!!!

  • Ben Chesebro
    Ben Chesebro 16 days ago

    claire looks so much younger!

  • mangolollipop
    mangolollipop 16 days ago

    To be honest, this was my first exposure to Claire and USclip still puts this video on my homepage

  • Christie K
    Christie K 17 days ago +1

    Me, a Chinese is watching a foreigner teaching me how to make soup dumplings... LOL

    MYNAMEIS 17 days ago

    Omg, shes so hot right here

  • Edward Chun
    Edward Chun 18 days ago

    Clearly “pre-Brad” Claire!

  • VGJunky
    VGJunky 19 days ago

    Real talk one of my favorite parts of Claire vids is seeing her taste test and go "so good" or "really good" and be happy

  • serena randall
    serena randall 20 days ago

    Awe baby Claire 💕

  • Gamer 3D
    Gamer 3D 21 day ago

    18 actually isn’t the lucky number in China. It is actually 8. 18 is just so that the knot on the dumpling isn’t that big.

  • Monkey Madness
    Monkey Madness 23 days ago

    OMG this is an old video Claire looks sooooo young

  • Michelle Landry
    Michelle Landry 28 days ago

    I wish Claire didn't make everything look so easy

  • Ivy kuzo
    Ivy kuzo 29 days ago +1

    This vid was posted over 5 years ago. I’m just a tiny bit late. 😂

  • Pickeled_Donut
    Pickeled_Donut 29 days ago


  • C J
    C J Month ago

    I know it adds flavor while I just can’t see myself using trotters. Perhaps I’ll use the knuckle.

  • metallicarocks911
    metallicarocks911 Month ago

    Claire is sexy, with or without her white hair :) I would honestly marry her for her cooking skills hahahahaha xP

  • Albert Mendez
    Albert Mendez Month ago

    Choke me, Claire! 😣

  • protectbodythetans
    protectbodythetans Month ago

    she looks sooooo much better now

  • dummygood kills
    dummygood kills Month ago

    Its like we all got laxy now compared to then i mean just the same quality but different editing and she is way more proper here

  • Mark Charcas
    Mark Charcas Month ago

    Damn! That look of Claire's on the thumb nail! 0_0...

  • fernanda so
    fernanda so Month ago

    she looks dashing with all black hair, very elegant

  • Pink Lasagna
    Pink Lasagna Month ago

    She looks so young

  • Hudson Valley
    Hudson Valley Month ago

    who directed this video, lol it's so dated compared to the new ones

  • Daniel Grooms
    Daniel Grooms Month ago

    Watching this while I eat my delicious home-cooked chicken nuggets and tater tots with a salt and pepper seasoning 👌

  • Eric Warwick
    Eric Warwick Month ago +7

    NASA Scientist: so as you see it really isn’t that hard to build a rocket

  • Vasilije Anevski
    Vasilije Anevski Month ago

    When she says its not that complicated after making surgery on a dough.

  • Ivanka Riddle
    Ivanka Riddle Month ago

    Are those momos?

  • Channen O'Malley
    Channen O'Malley Month ago

    Claire is amazing so freaking amazing 💜

  • SealMeat IsBestMeat
    SealMeat IsBestMeat Month ago +1

    Claire...why did you get rid of the white hair? I resind my previous offer to eat your booty raw. You did this to yourself.

  • Denis Ho
    Denis Ho Month ago

    Or just go to your local din tai fung.

  • Alissa Gardenhire
    Alissa Gardenhire Month ago

    Her hair

  • Tim Brown
    Tim Brown Month ago

    Claire is my fav, no matter what her hair looks like.

  • delaney
    delaney Month ago

    Bby claire

  • Gabriela Blanco Bobea

    Baby Claire!

  • Rodrigo Santos Valeriano

    So the soup is basically a feijoada without beans.

  • Nagi Kun
    Nagi Kun Month ago

    Claire is so gorgeous:)

  • Brent Ellis
    Brent Ellis Month ago

    You can tell they were going for a WAY different vibe before their current video style. I like the new stuff much better.

  • DON S
    DON S Month ago

    I am going out for dim sum now. These programs makes me soooo hungry.

  • apon nobin
    apon nobin Month ago +1

    The best part of the video is, Claire eating that soup dumpling 😍😍

  • Ruby Rose
    Ruby Rose Month ago

    Everyone is saying that they don’t like her hair but I think she looks fantastic!

  • T- Series
    T- Series Month ago +1

    For every like this gets I’ll add one dumpling 🥟

  • kim jong unnie
    kim jong unnie Month ago

    Aw look at baby Claire

  • Agnosticarab
    Agnosticarab Month ago

    Claire, you’re my favorite chef... but please get that left thumb checked by a dermatologist (it looks like a fungal infection, it needs treatment.)

  • Leslie Payne
    Leslie Payne Month ago

    Oh Heck yes

  • Emmanuellaa
    Emmanuellaa Month ago

    i cant look at dumplings the same after watching Incredibles 2 lol

  • buerger3
    buerger3 Month ago

    damn she can cook, loves to eat and is beautiful.

  • Gabriel Light
    Gabriel Light Month ago

    85:1 وَالسَّمَاءِ ذَاتِ الْبُرُوجِ
    85:2 وَالْيَوْمِ الْمَوْعُودِ
    85:3 وَشَاهِدٍ وَمَشْهُودٍ
    85:4 قُتِلَ أَصْحَابُ الْأُخْدُودِ
    85:5 النَّارِ ذَاتِ الْوَقُودِ
    85:6 إِذْ هُمْ عَلَيْهَا قُعُودٌ
    85:7 وَهُمْ عَلَىٰ مَا يَفْعَلُونَ بِالْمُؤْمِنِينَ شُهُودٌ
    85:8 وَمَا نَقَمُوا مِنْهُمْ إِلَّا أَن يُؤْمِنُوا بِاللَّهِ الْعَزِيزِ الْحَمِيدِ
    85:9 الَّذِي لَهُ مُلْكُ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ وَاللَّهُ عَلَىٰ كُلِّ شَيْءٍ شَهِيدٌ
    85:10 إِنَّ الَّذِينَ فَتَنُوا الْمُؤْمِنِينَ وَالْمُؤْمِنَاتِ ثُمَّ لَمْ يَتُوبُوا فَلَهُمْ عَذَابُ جَهَنَّمَ وَلَهُمْ عَذَابُ الْحَرِيقِ
    85:11 إِنَّ الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا وَعَمِلُوا الصَّالِحَاتِ لَهُمْ جَنَّاتٌ تَجْرِي مِن تَحْتِهَا الْأَنْهَارُ ذَٰلِكَ الْفَوْزُ الْكَبِيرُ
    85:12 إِنَّ بَطْشَ رَبِّكَ لَشَدِيدٌ
    85:13 إِنَّهُ هُوَ يُبْدِئُ وَيُعِيدُ
    85:14 وَهُوَ الْغَفُورُ الْوَدُودُ

  • Angelina Vespucci
    Angelina Vespucci Month ago

    2019?? Anyone

  • Jj Marteliz
    Jj Marteliz Month ago

    this Claire seems like she listens to my chemical romance and is hotttt but the Clair with the streak in her hair seems more house wife material

  • Sick Wit it
    Sick Wit it Month ago

    She looks younger and skinnier here, way better!

  • 張志嘉
    張志嘉 Month ago +2

    Im a chinese and I have to say she did a good job, because thats how we do it for soup dumpling.

  • 張志嘉
    張志嘉 Month ago +1

    I have to say she is amazing!~ my first time to see a white person to make tradition chinese soup dumpling and she did the right way. and pretty sure made better then me.

  • Julia Rapoport
    Julia Rapoport Month ago +1

    pigs foot?? i think i’m going to use a pork stock

  • This is Cutie Ringo Joy

    It’s my favourite but it’s hard to find and I’m f*cking Chinese I think I have the right to want to eat Xiao Long Bao

  • mogur00
    mogur00 Month ago +1

    wow claire looks so different here..

  • Leslie Aguirre
    Leslie Aguirre Month ago +1

    Claire with her white hair>>>>black hair

  • Meredith M. Garza
    Meredith M. Garza 2 months ago

    2 weeks since a Claire video, where is she, I hope she's okaii

  • eclatant s
    eclatant s 2 months ago +1

    katy perry, is that you?

  • Miriam Hernandez
    Miriam Hernandez 2 months ago +2

    Clair and her beautiful voice, thank you for the recipe.

    NATALIE ASGHAR 2 months ago

    How come there are no ingredient lists of how much to put in it????? 😫😩☹️😒

  • Gideon Adu- Yeboah
    Gideon Adu- Yeboah 2 months ago +1

    Why Claire look like a whole new person, almost didn’t recognize her

  • Arjyaman Basu
    Arjyaman Basu 2 months ago

    She left hand

  • Jesse Kamokazi
    Jesse Kamokazi 2 months ago

    You have no idea how excited I was that I just looked up soup dumplings and realized that YOU MADE A VIDEO ON IT AHHHH CLAIRE!

  • Gonietube NYC
    Gonietube NYC 2 months ago +1

    So young lol where’s brad at

  • Leon Chui
    Leon Chui 2 months ago

    Nooooo, that is not how you make it. I know because I learn how in an actual Chinese kitchen

  • King Rapsac
    King Rapsac 2 months ago

    Y Clair look pal e

  • Emanuel Brown
    Emanuel Brown 2 months ago

    She needs a tan.

  • Daisy Stalls
    Daisy Stalls 2 months ago +1

    Claire looks so different!

    • Emanuel Brown
      Emanuel Brown 2 months ago

      Daisy Stalls too pale right here., she looks better now

  • Carolina Mercado
    Carolina Mercado 2 months ago

    She reminds me of libby from sabrina the teenage witch lol.
    Also great recipe, this looked so easy to make.

  • BeautifulQueen Mira
    BeautifulQueen Mira 2 months ago

    How much flour?

  • mrjamesgrimes
    mrjamesgrimes 2 months ago

    Wow only 8 minutes??

  • Go Jojo
    Go Jojo 2 months ago

    Megan Mullally as a raven-haired chef.

  • Sailorperson
    Sailorperson 2 months ago

    I never thought to freeze the soup, I thought they poured it in and folded it quickly hoping for the best :|

  • Batman
    Batman 2 months ago

    uuuuhhhmm excuse me
    this is NOT Claire

  • Cheyenne Faneva
    Cheyenne Faneva 2 months ago +1

    I didn’t notice her without the grey streak in her hair

  • TheOther
    TheOther 2 months ago

    Emo Claire 🖤

  • TLbailey
    TLbailey 2 months ago


  • Psycho Gaming
    Psycho Gaming 2 months ago

    In Bulgaria we call the gel soup "Pacha"... I hate the taste of it :D

  • nAtalie sin
    nAtalie sin 2 months ago

    its called 小笼包

  • bind
    bind 2 months ago +1


  • Larissa Bionda
    Larissa Bionda 2 months ago

    New here! Loving it!!!! You make it look so easy!

  • Peyton Schumacher
    Peyton Schumacher 2 months ago

    How many of each ingredient help!

  • Hannah With Care
    Hannah With Care 2 months ago

    OMG baby Claire

  • Mimi Sardinia
    Mimi Sardinia 2 months ago

    Almost 4 years ago and Claire didn't have any of that adorable grey hair.

  • Derby TwentyStacks
    Derby TwentyStacks 2 months ago


  • Billy Kaplan
    Billy Kaplan 2 months ago

    Ur not claire, who are u and what hav u done with her

  • Fashionable Skeleton
    Fashionable Skeleton 2 months ago +1

    We’re gonna start with a pig foot...

    I’m not interested anymore ..