2018 was the year of perpetual pot sticker cravings. I’m talking Instagram stalking, pot sticker envy. Just when I thought I’d be hungry forever for these Chinese dumplings, I realized:
- Pot stickers are easy to make from scratch.
- Using wonton wrappers and this simple pork and cabbage mix rivals every restaurant version I’ve ever tasted.
Pork and Cabbage Pot Sticker Made with Wonton Wrappers
These pork and cabbaged-filled dumplings are totally dunk-able noodle purses. You will have at least a couple gallon sized freezer bags filled to the brim with dumplings for steaming any time (and they only take 22 minutes to steam).
Before sending you on your merry, dumpling making way, a few words about forming dumplings. It’s important to form a clean seal so that your dumplings remain closed when cooking.
If you find your filling getting in the way of the seal, use less filling or move it around a bit to get a clean noodle-on-noodle contact.
Can I steam or fry pot stickers?
You can steam or fry these dumplings, but I prefer to steam because it’s healthier and has a cleaner flavor.
One day, I hope to own a bamboo steaming basket, but until that day comes, this metal steamer with extendable insert works great. Just spread the dumplings out, and don’t overlap them or they will stick together and tear.
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If you make these, I’d love to hear from you in the comments below. Tell me if you steam them or fry.Print
*Recipe adapted from Allrecipes.com
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