Dragon Boat Festival 2022: The Best Rice Dumplings in Hong Kong

Tatler Asia

17 May 2022

Brighten up your Dragon Boat Festival celebrations with these scrumptious rice dumplings from Hong Kong’s top five-star hotels and restaurants

With Dragon Boat Festival fast approaching on June 3, it’s time to think about this year’s festivities and look forward to the annual boat races across the city. Of course, no celebration is complete without feasting on some delicious rice dumplings with family and friends.

Whether it’s classic savoury flavours, sweet varieties or innovative creations with a health twist you’re after, we’ve rounded up the best rice dumplings in Hong Kong that are perfect for the occasion and make for a great gift to delight your loved ones.

Chilli Fagara

Calling all spice lovers! The popular Sichuan restaurant, Chilli Fagara, is presenting an innovative take on the traditional rice dumplings this year, with sticky treats infused with vibrant spice flavours. Taking inspiration from chef Chan Kai-Ying's hometown of Chongqing, the dumplings are packed to the brim with fresh ingredients such as salted egg yolk, Sichuan cured meat, Iberico pork and mixed beans, promising a generous and delicious filling.

Customers purchasing four rice dumplings or above will also receive a complimentary jar of handmade mandarin tangerine sauce to amp up their feast.

Chilli Fagara’s dumplings are available to order from now till May 20 and can be collected from May 25 to June 3.