July 15, 2011

Pot Stickers

Pot Stickers are so good... they should be illegal!! 
I have not met a pot sticker that i haven't liked!!
but here's MY favorite recipe for them... 
consider it a gift from one food lover to another....

Pork and Chive Pot Stickers
1/4 lb ground pork
1 Tbsp minced chives
1 1/2 tsp soy sauce
1 tsp minced peeled fresh ginger
1/2 tsp sesame oil
1/2 tsp cornstarch
20 wonton wrappers
1 Tbsp vegetable oil for frying
1. In a bowl, combine pork, chives, soy sauce, ginger, sesame oil, cornstarch, and 1 tablespoon water. 
2.Place a heaping teaspoon of pork mixture in center of a wonton wrapper. 
3. Lightly wet edge of wrapper, fold over, and press to seal. 
4. Repeat to form remaining dumplings (makes 20). 
5. In two batches, cook dumplings in a large pot of boiling water until cooked through, 4 minutes; transfer to a plate with a slotted spoon. 
6. In a large nonstick pan, heat vegetable oil over medium-high. 
7. In two batches, cook until browned, about 1 1/2 minutes per side. 
8.Serve with dipping sauce.

Soy Ginger Dipping Sauce
1/4 cup soy sauce
3 Tbsp rice vinegar
1 Tbsp minced peeled fresh ginger
2 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp sesame oil

*signing off with soy'd X's & O's* 

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