Asian Dumplings (Pot Stickers)
Contributed by, BMC's Teaching Kitchen
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)
In a bowl combine ground turkey, scallions, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, and sesame oil. Mix well.
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).
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.
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.
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.