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These delicious little morsels fall under the category "Dim Sum", which is an appetizer.
"Dim Sum" translated from Chinese means " To Touch Your Heart".




• 4 garlic cloves • 1 square inch piece fresh ginger, peeled • 2 tablespoons peanut oil • 1/4 cup dried cranberries • 1/2 bunch cilantro leaves, minced • 6 scallions, minced • Salt and pepper • 1/2 teaspoon sugar • 1/4 cup oyster sauce • 1 tablespoon Sriracha chile sauce • 1 tablespoon sesame oil • 2 pounds ground pork


1. In a food processor, add the filling ingredients and process until all ingredients are processed to a uniform size. Place mixture in a covered bowl and refrigerate for 1 hour for the flavors to marry.

Wrap the potstickers

• Round wonton wrappers • 1 egg beaten with 1 tablespoon water, for egg wash • Peanut oil, for frying

Make the pot stickers.

1. Separate the wonton wrappers and brush edges with eggwash. Place a generous spoonful of the filling and seal the edges, making small folds in the rounded side, starting from the center, and folding down to each end to create a half moon shape. Continue until you have used up the filling. Refrigerate until ready to cook. 2. Cook pot stickers in small batches in boiling, salted water. Drain. Heat a non-stick saute pan with peanut oil and sear until golden on the bottom. Remove and serve with dipping sauce.

Dipping Sauce:

• 1/2 cup rice wine vinegar • 1 cup sesame oil • 2 tablespoons minced scallions or green onions • 1teaspoon pinch sugar 4. Combine all ingredients and whisk together. Serve as dipping sauce for pot stickers. Yield: approximately 1 1/2 cups sauce Yield: 100 to 120 pot stickers  

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