Easy and Delicious Pot Stickers

Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 5 mins

I was watching "Everyday Food" on PBS one day and they were making these pot stickers. They looked so easy and delicious that I had to try making them myself. They turned out just as great as they looked on tv and have become one of my favorite meals. I serve them with Soy Ginger Dipping Sauce (For Dumplings or Pot Stickers).

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium bowl, toss cabbage with 1/4-1/2 teaspoon salt; let stand 10 minutes.
  2. Wrap cabbage in a double layer of paper towels; firmly squeeze out excess liquid.
  3. Return cabbage to bowl and add pork, 3 finely chopped scallions, ginger, soy sauce, and sesame oil.
  4. Mix well with a fork or use your hands.
  5. Work with one wrapper at a time, and keep the rest covered with a damp towel.
  6. Spoon one level teaspoon of filling in center (if you try to use more, the wrappers won't seal right or may tear).
  7. With dampened fingers, wet the four edges.
  8. Fold wrapper in half over filling to make a triangle, making sure the ends meet and filling is centered; press edges down firmly to seal (sometimes I bring all four corners together to make a little pouch instead of a triangle, not as pretty, but faster!).
  9. Transfer to an oiled plate; cover with a damp towel to keep moist.
  10. Repeat with remaining wrappers and filling (Refrigerate leftover filling up to 2 days).
  11. In a 12-inch nonstick skillet with a tight-fitting lid, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat.
  12. Add half the wontons and cook, turning once, until lightly browned, about 1 minute per side.
  13. Carefully add 1/2 cup water (oil may sputter), cover, and steam until translucent and just cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes.
  14. Repeat with remaining tablespoon oil and wontons.
  15. Serve with soy sauce or your favorite dipping sauce.


Most Helpful

These were easy and delicious!!! I was able to find actual potsticker wrappers in the fresh produce section at Wegmans. Not sure why they were there, but they were a time saver. The eggroll wrappers work, however they were a little bit harder to work with. These were a hit at my new years dinner party. I doubled the recipe, but would defintely make more next time. These little suckers go quick!

tara102177 January 02, 2014

Very easy and very good! Made some for a girl's night in - and they have moved to the top of my list of things to bring to a party - they were even tasty at room temperature.

susiehamlin June 02, 2013

I've tried this recipe from their cookbook and found it turned out really well too. The flavors are great! I always make a huge batch and freeze them for lazy nights.

kallyland February 10, 2009

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