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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".

This is probably the most popular "Dim Sum" of the hundreds of varieties you can choose from. Make them and impress your friends.



• 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.** Want to make this step a little easier? Use the "Potsticker Press".
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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