Easy Pot Stickers Recipe is stuffed with pork and vegetables. Pot Stickers are not difficult to make, just a little time-consuming to fold and seal the wrappers. You’ll get quicker with time, the versatility of serving as an appetizer or meal is worth the time!
EASY POT STICKERS RECIPE
I know what you’re thinking ‘a Southern girl making potstickers?! I know, this is probably not the authentic, traditional kind of potstickers. My California friend laughed when I took him to eat sushi and they deep-fried the shrimp in it! I know right?! Blasphemy! So we do things a little differently here. However, I have had traditional potstickers, I just made these using a shortcut version. They taste similar, but are much easier to make…. and, no, I didn’t deep-fry the sausage first!
No flavor was lost in the making of these short-cut potstickers. Big Daddy said so and you know he’s my worst food critic or would that be the best food critic? Well anyway, he’s very critical.
I made my potstickers with ground pork. While it is very flavorful, if you’re watching calories, try ground turkey or chicken instead.
What I did to make these a quicker version, is to pare down the ingredient list to a few very flavorful ingredients. Then I created a tasty dipping sauce for dunking. I like them with and without the sauce so allow your tastebuds to be the guide.
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Easy Pot Stickers Recipe
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- Combine sausage, ginger, hoisin, garlic and green onions.
- Mix until well combined. I’ve found this is easier mixed with a fork.
- Lay wontons out on a clean surface.
- Fill center of wonton with approximately 1/2 tablespoon pork mixture.
- Gather edges of wrapper together over filling. Wet your fingertips with the water and seal wonton around pork. Press edges of wrapper together, enclosing the filling completely.
- Repeat with remaining wrappers and filling.
- Place a collapsible metal steamer rack or collander in a large wide pot. Fill pot with 1-inch water. Spray steamer rack with nonstick spray.
- Bring water to a boil.
- Working in batches, arrange dumplings on rack 1-inch apart. Cover pot with lid and steam dumplings until cooked thoroughly, about 8 minutes.
- Watch the water level and add more as needed.
- Transfer dumplings to a platter
- To fry, add 1 tablespoon coconut oil to a saute’ pan or use a non-stick pan without oil. Fry on medium high until golden.
- Transfer to a platter and serve with dipping sauce.
- In a small bowl, whisk all sauce ingredients together. Serve with potstickers.