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Pork Potstickers
with sweet chili dipping sauce / Szechuan green beans

Active: 50 min Total: 50 min

Making potstickers is a lot of fun and gets easier with practice. We've previously included shrimp potstickers in a meal plan, but this is our first time making a pork version. If this is your first time shaping potstickers, give yourself some extra time to get the hang of it.
Smarts: Potstickers freeze well, so make extra while you've got everything set up.

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Ingredients

Servings:
4
Metric
Pork Potstickers:
  • Ginger - 1 tsp, grated
  • Garlic - 2 cloves, chopped
  • Cilantro - 2 tsp , leaves chopped
  • Pork, ground - 1 lb
  • Salt - 3/4 tsp
  • Coriander, ground - 1/2 tsp
  • Parchment paper - 1 sheet (sub wax paper)
  • Wonton wrappers, round or square - 24 (look for these refrigerated near the produce section)
  • Oil, cooking - 1 Tbsp
Sweet Chili Dipping Sauce:
  • Vinegar, rice - 1/4 cup
  • Water - 1/4 cup
  • Sugar - 2 Tbsp
  • Chili garlic sauce - 1/2 tsp
  • Lime juice - 1 tsp
Szechuan Green Beans:
  • Green beans - 1 lb, trimmed
  • Oil, cooking - 1 Tbsp
  • Stock, any type - 1/4 cup (sub water)
  • Red pepper flakes - 1/2 tsp
  • Oil, toasted sesame - 1/2 tsp

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Prep

  1. Make sweet chili dipping sauce - Combine vinegar, water, sugar and chili garlic sauce in a small saucepan. Bring to a simmer and simmer until sauce thickens, ~5 minutes. Stir in lime juice. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)
  2. Ginger / Garlic / Green beans - Prep as directed. Combine ginger and garlic. Store green beans separately. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)
  3. Cilantro - Chop cilantro.
  4. Make potsticker filling - Combine pork, ginger, garlic, salt, ground coriander, and cilantro. (Can be done up to 2 days ahead)
  5. Form potstickers - Line a sheet pan with parchment or wax paper. (If making these ahead of time, dust the paper lightly with some flour to prevent the potstickers from sticking.) Watch this video to see how to wrap potstickers or use these instructions: Working with six wonton wrappers at a time, lay the wrappers out on a flat surface. Fill a small bowl with water. Use your fingertips to wet the edges of each wrapper and spoon 2 heaping teaspoons of filling into the center. Fold the wrapper over and pinch the edges tightly to seal. Place on prepared sheet pan. You can take an extra step and fold and pinch the sealed edges several times to create pleats (this is just decorative, but is fun to try!). If making these ahead of time, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate. (Can be done 1 day ahead)

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Make

  1. Heat a large nonstick pan with a tight-fitting lid over medium heat. Add oil (portion for the potstickers) and when it begins to shimmer, add potstickers in a single layer so that the edges are just barely touching (cook these in batches if they won’t all fit in one pan). Cook, uncovered, until bottoms are golden brown, ~3 minutes.
  2. Add 2 Tbsp / 30mL of water (for 4 servings; adjust if customizing) to the pan and cover tightly with lid. Steam for 4 minutes.
  3. While potstickers are steaming, heat a wok or skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil (for the green beans) and then green beans and saute for 1 minute. Add stock and cover with a lid. Steam until tender, 4 to 5 minutes. Stir in some salt, red pepper flakes and toasted sesame oil. If you’d like these to be really spicy, add some extra red pepper flakes.
  4. Serve potstickers with dipping sauce and green beans on the side. Enjoy!

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Reviews

Ratings

Original (151)
Gluten-free (4)
Paleo (17)
Vegetarian (26)

96 reviews

These came out great and much easier than expected. I found the tutorial video very helpful.

By: Sara
Posted: Mar 18, 2021
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

this was fun to do! They weren't the pretties but I think with practice it'll come! I am already thinking of ways to customize the filling. Wasn't a huge fan of the dipping sauce.

By: Katharine
Posted: Jan 19, 2021
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

This dish was so good!! This was the first meal we made with CookSmart and it was pretty easy and really tasty! Would love to see a video on cooking and steaming the wontons. Can't wait to make the other meals!!

By: Kelly
Posted: May 30, 2018
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

So delicious! I never would have thought I’d be making my own potstickers! I have made them three times and my family loves them. We double the sauce.

By: Alyson
Posted: Apr 21, 2018
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

The flavor of the pork was delicious. Loved the seasoning. Added a little extra Sriracha sauce at the table (not everyone in the family likes super spicy). Really good.

By: Johnna
Posted: Apr 13, 2018
Diet: Paleo
0 Helpful

We made spring rolls instead of pot stickers since we couldn't find the wonton wrappers, but it was still super delicious!

By: Jenna
Posted: Mar 20, 2018
Diet: Original
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