How to make potstickers - from scratch!
2 lbs of ground pork* 1 bunch of Chinese chives** 1 bunch of green onions 1 pieces of ginger 1 egg (optional) some uncooked shrimp (optional) 3 packs of dumpling wrappers*** some all-purpose flour soy sauce sesame oil rice vinegar garlic (optional) chili paste (optional) *The preferred of pork for this recipe is pork butt, which has a higher fat content than most other cuts of pork. Leaner cuts can be substituted, but the filling will taste more dry. **Also known as garlic chives or Chinese leeks. Chinese chives are in season during the summer. The Chinese chives can be substituted with an equivalent amount of cabbage. ***Dumpling wrappers should be relatively easy to find in most Asian supermarkets.
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