TODAY   |  September 06, 2013

Make your own Chinese chicken dumplings

Hung Huynh, executive chef of The General in Manhattan, shares a healthy version of your favorite takeout chicken dumplings, plus a delicious beef and broccoli recipe.

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>>> we're back with chinese takeout you can make yourself.

>> when you order out, you never know what they're using. but he has created a version of our favorite dishes. good to see you.

>> good to see you.

>> let's get started.

>> so we have chicken, you use chicken breast and chicken thighs, beef, pork, vegetables.

>> throw all the ingredients in there and mix, mix, mix.

>> we take a wrapper you can buy at the store. a little egg wash little pleats. there you go.

>> in the whole thing.

>> yeah, just flip it over, very easy and we're done.

>> very easy. we boil water. we throw it in for about five minutes.

>> how do you know when they're done?

>> when they float. after they float for three or four minutes after that they're done. premake them, leave them in the freezer and boil them up.

>> if you wanted gluten free you can use rice paper .

>> absolutely. that's the finished product. it's healthy.

>> broccoli and wok.

>> this is one of my favorite dishes. in new york city we do a version of this with short ribs.

>> was it really a general so.

>> there's a person like that but i'm not sure.

>> this is chinese inspired.

>> you can use any beef you want. you can use fillet migon if you like.

>> a little broccoli, pepper, scallions.

>> for the sauce what we're going to do is mix all the ingredients together, soy, and --

>> was there sugar in there too.

>> there's sugar.

>> you can marinate steaks, marinate fish or use it for stir fry . easy to take. this will take three minutes to cook.

>> do you put this in there.

>> you stir fry this for about two more minutes. finish with the sauce and it's done.

>> boom like that.

>> and this is my version of beef and broccoli.

>> looks delicious.

>> that is fantastic.

>> very easy.

>> thank you so much. recipes on we're back in a moment. but first, this is "today" on nbc. .