These pork potstickers with a chilli dipping sauce are filling, tasty, & easier than you think! Use premade dumpling wrappers to be ready in under an hour.

Easy Pork Potstickers with a Chilli Dipping Sauce

These pork potstickers with a chilli dipping sauce are filling, tasty, & easier than you think! Use premade dumpling wrappers to be ready in under an hour.

These pork potstickers with a chilli dipping sauce are filling, tasty, & easier than you think! Use premade dumpling wrappers to be ready in under an hour.

These pork potstickers with a chilli dipping sauce are filling, tasty, & easier than you think! Use premade dumpling wrappers to be ready in under an hour.

Is there anyone who doesn’t love dumplings? You’d have to be pretty crazy not to love them I think. They’re one of those perfect comfort foods that are salty, soft, flavourful bites of joy. Potstickers even have that added dimension of a crispy bottom to get the most perfect contrast in texture. A.ma.zing.

These pork potstickers with a chilli dipping sauce are filling, tasty, & easier than you think! Use premade dumpling wrappers to be ready in under an hour.

We’ve been meaning to try out making dumplings pretty much since we went for life changing dim sum in San Francisco back in March. When we got back to the UK we bought some ready made dumplings wrappers on one of our many trips to the Asian supermarket and shoved them in the freezer for a rainy day when we eventually got round to giving them a go.

These pork potstickers with a chilli dipping sauce are filling, tasty, & easier than you think! Use premade dumpling wrappers to be ready in under an hour.

Trying to learn how to seal the dumplings was a bit of a stress. I’m one of those silly people who gets frustrated when I’m not immediately good at something so when it took me 10 dumplings to feel like I’d got the hang of it I spent the first 9 dumplings telling Will I’d never be able to do it. I’m not even going to try and explain how I did it here, I’d say your best bet is to look up a YouTube video, someone out there on the internet will be able to show you much better than I could.

These pork potstickers with a chilli dipping sauce are filling, tasty, & easier than you think! Use premade dumpling wrappers to be ready in under an hour.

The filling for these dumplings is pretty simple and just uses a few store cupboard ingredients along with the pork mince and some fresh cabbage. The dipping sauce is made up of sweet chilli sauce, sesame oil and light soy sauce, spiced up with a hint of cayenne.

These pork potstickers with a chilli dipping sauce are filling, tasty, & easier than you think! Use premade dumpling wrappers to be ready in under an hour.

These pork potstickers with a chilli dipping sauce are filling, tasty, & easier than you think! Use premade dumpling wrappers to be ready in under an hour.
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Easy Pork Potstickers with a Chilli Dipping Sauce

These pork potstickers with a chilli dipping sauce are filling, tasty, & easier than you think! Use premade dumpling wrappers to be ready in under an hour.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Servings 32 Dumplings
Author Amy

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp Vegetable Oil

For the Dumplings

  • 32 Dumpling Wrappers
  • 300 g Pork Mince
  • 1/2 tsp Bicarbonate of Soda
  • 1 tsp Cornflour
  • 1 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Granulated Sugar
  • Pinch Pepper
  • 1 tbsp Shaoxing Rice Wine
  • 1 tsp Dark Soy Sauce
  • 1 tsp Light Soy Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Sesame Oil
  • 200 g White Cabbage chopped
  • 2 Spring Onions chopped
  • 1 cloves Garlic chopped

For the Dipping Sauce

  • 2 tbsp Sweet Chilli Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Light Soy Sauce
  • 2 tsp Sesame Oil
  • 1 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • Pinch Chilli Flakes

Instructions

  1. Place the pork mince into a large bowl with the bicarbonate of soda, cornflour, salt, sugar, pepper, rice wine, soy sauces, sesame oil and 3 tablespoons of water. Use a pair of chopsticks to mix together until the liquid is absorbed. Add the cabbage, spring onion and garlic.

  2. Place a heaped teaspoon of filling onto a dumpling wrapper. Fold into a half moon and then seal by pleating one of the edges and pinching it together after each pleat so that it gets sealed tightly. 

  3. Heat the vegetable oil in a frying pan over a medium heat. Fry the dumplings in two batches, allowing the bottoms of the dumplings to become brown and crispy for about 2 minutes. Add 100ml cold water then cover with a lid and cook for 8 minutes until all the water has evaporated. Remove the lid and cook for another minute before removing from the pan. Repeat with the second batch. 

  4. Mix all the dipping sauce ingredients together. Serve the dumplings with the dipping sauce.

These pork potstickers with a chilli dipping sauce are filling, tasty, & easier than you think! Use premade dumpling wrappers to be ready in under an hour.

WONDERING WHAT TO DO WITH THE LEFTOVER INGREDIENTS YOU’VE GOT FROM MAKING THESE Pork potstickers?

If you’re anything like me then you’re always looking for ways to save money and avoid food waste so I want to make sure you’ve get plenty of ideas on how to use up any ingredients that are leftover from my recipes!

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