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Pot Sticker Dumplings Recipe-Easy Chinese Foods

Pot Sticker Dumplings Recipe-Easy Chinese Foods

Prep Time 50 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Appetizers, Easy Recipes, Side Dishes
Cuisine China
Servings 12
Calories 427.8 kcal


  • #Dumplings#
  • cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 3 tbsps oil Boiling water
  • #Filling#
  • 3/4 cup finely ground pork or chicken
  • 4 water chestnuts, finely chopped
  • 3 green onions, finely chopped
  • ½ tsp five spice powder
  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp sesame oil


  • #So called because they are fried in very little oil, they will stick unless they are brown and crisp on the bottom before they are steamed.# Sift the flour and salt into a large bowl and make a well in the center. Pour in the oil and add enough boiling water to make a pliable dough. Add about 4 tbsps water at first and begin stirring with a wooden spoon to gradually incorporate the flour. Add more water as necessary. Knead the dough for about 5 minutes and allow to rest for 30 minutes.
  • Divide the dough into 12 pieces and roll each piece out to a circle about 6 inches in diameter.
  • Mix all the filling ingredients together and place a mound of filling on half of each circle. Fold over the top and press the edges together firmly. Roll over the joined edges using a twisting motion and press down to seal.
  • Pour about Vs inch of oil in a large frying pan, preferably cast iron. When the oil is hot, add the dumplings flat side down and cook until nicely browned.
  • When the underside is brown, add about 3 fl oz water to the pan and cover it tightly.
  • Continue cooking gently for about 5 minutes, or until the top surface of dumplings is steamed and appears cooked. Serve immediately. #PREPARATION# The pan used for cooking must have a flat base. Do not use a wok. #WATCHPOINT# Make sure the dumplings are brown and crisp on the bottom before adding the water otherwise they really will be pot stickers!
Keyword Party Recipe, Snacks