This potstickers recipe is ground pork with mushrooms, cabbage, and seasonings, all wrapped in tender dough and cooked until golden brown. an easy and straightforward thanks to making this Chinese food classic within the comfort of your house.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
- 1 pound ground pork
- 1/2 cup shiitake mushrooms finely minced
- 1 cup shredded green cabbage
- 1/4 cup green onions thinly sliced
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
- 1 teaspoon cornstarch
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon minced ginger
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 32 potsticker wrappers
- 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
Place the pork, mushrooms, cabbage, green onions, soy sauce, sesame oil, cornstarch, salt, pepper, ginger, and garlic in a large bowl. Stir until thoroughly combined.
Place one potsticker wrapper on a flat surface. Keep the remaining wrappers covered so that they don't dry out.
Place a little under 2 teaspoons of the pork mixture onto the center of the wrapper. Brush the edges of the wrapper with water.
Fold the wrapper over and hold it open in a half-moon shape. Fold the top of the wrapper over to make pleats. See step-by-step photos in the post.
Repeat the process with the remaining wrappers and filling.
Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Place 6-8 potstickers in the oil with the flat side down. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until bottoms is browned.
Add 1/4 cup of water to the pan then immediately cover the pan to steam the potstickers.
Steam for 3 minutes, then uncover the pan and reduce the heat to medium. Cook for another 3-4 minutes until all of the water evaporates.
Repeat the process another 2 times with the remaining oil and potstickers.