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Asian Dumplings (Pot Stickers)

Asian Dumplings (Pot Stickers)

Author: BMC's Teaching Kitchen Recipe Type: Appetizer | Cuisine: Asian Serves: 6
Total Time: 30 | Prep Time: 20 | Cook Time: 10


  • 8 ounces lean ground turkey or pork
  • 3 scallions, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • ½ teaspoon sesame oil
  • 24 wonton wrappers (find in fresh produce area of most grocery stores)
  • 2 ½ tablespoons oil
  • Water, for steaming
  • Teriyaki Dipping Sauce (use your favorite prepared sauce or try our recipe below)


  1. In a bowl combine ground turkey, scallions, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, and sesame oil. Mix well.
  2. To assemble wontons: Fill a small bowl with a few tablespoons water, set aside. Lay out a few of the wontons (keep remaining covered with plastic wrap).
  3. Place 1 teaspoonfilling in the middle.Using your fingers, lightly wet the edges of the wontonwith water. Bring 2 opposite corners together to form a triangle and firmly press the edges together to form a seal. Assemble remaining wontons.
  4. Heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Place 8 to 10 dumplings in the pan and cook until browned, about 2 minutes per side.
  5. Pour in 1 cup of water, cover and cook until the dumplings are tender and the turkey is cooked through, about 5 minutes. Repeat for remaining dumplings. Serve with Teriyaki Dipping Sauce.


For Teriyaki Dipping Sauce recipe, please click here

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 4 Calories: 218
Fat: 9g
Saturated Fat: 1g
Carbohydrates: 20g
Dietary Fiber: 1g
Protein: 11g
Sodium: 5g