Friday, 22 July 2011

PORK, PEANUT AND CORIANDER POT STICKERS


Pot stickers as we say it simply in English or gyoja in Korean, gyoza in Japanese or Jiaozi in Chinese are all the same banana so to speak. They are little dumplings wrapped in circular flour pancakes, part steamed and part grilled or fried. The filling is usually made with minced pork and Chinese leaf (Napa cabbage). 



I have added a little twist to these potstickers by making a pork filling that has peanuts and coriander. It is similar to the filling in a dim sum favourite which has a glutinous rice dough wrapper. The filling is quickly pre-cooked and cooled before wrapping. 

This is a small recipe that makes 18-20 dumplings. You may multiply the recipe, dust with corn flour, then open freeze. You can transfer them to a zip lock bag or plastic box for storing in the freezer. They can be cooked from frozen, adjusting the cooking times.




Ingredients:

cooking oil
2 cloves garlic, chopped
200 gms. of minced pork
1 tbsp. soy sauce
1 tbsp. sherry
3 tbsps. chopped roasted peanuts
1/4 c. spring onion rings
2 tbsps. coriander leaves, chopped
1/2 tsp. sesame oil
gyoza wrappers
cooking oil


Method, Saute the garlic in 1 tbsp. of oil. Add the minced pork, soy sauce and sherry. Cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture dries up. Add the peanuts and spring onions and stir fry for 1 minute. Add the coriander leaves and sesame oil, stir then turn the heat off. Cool before filling the wrappers. 

To wrap, moisten the floury side of the wrappers at the edges. Fill with a teaspoon of filling and fold in the middle. Make the edges meet and press at the center. Make two pleats on each side of the top half of the wrapper and stick to the bottom half. 

Heat up a non-stick pan. Add 2 tbsps. of cooking oil. When hot, add the potstickers in a single layer. Fry for 2 minutes. Add 1/4 cup of water and cover the pan with a lid to create steam. Steam for 5 minutes on medium high or until the liquid dries up. Take the lid off and continue cooking to crisp up the bottoms of the potstickers. Turn over briefly to crisp the tops a little bit. The pot stickers are now done. 

This recipe makes 18-20 pot stickers.




All rights reserved ©Adora's Box Copyright 2011. 

Please support Adora's Box by making your Amazon.com and mymemories.com (use the code STMMMS55174) purchases from this site. Click on their respective banners to proceed to their websites. It will not cost you a single cent more but will help sustain this blog. Thank you.

You might also like
Buffalo Chicken Gyoza
Gyoza

Vietnamese Fried Spring Rolls
Pork and Chorizo Empanada
Thanks for dropping by. It would be nice if we could meet up on FACEBOOK or TWITTER

33 comments:

  1. I love these flavors!! I love Asian cooking but am so afraid to make it myself!

    ReplyDelete
  2. Salivating already just gazing at your pot stickers :) Beautiful clicks. It's been a long time since I last had them :) Thanks for reminding me that I should be making some :)

    Have a nice day,
    Elin

    ReplyDelete
  3. Your gyoza looks so professionally done and the flavors are so lovely together. I'm sorry, Adora, but I'm also 'nuts' over your cute-to-the-max peanut chopstick rest! LOL.

    ReplyDelete
  4. We love pot stickers here! I haven't made it myself though. We just buy Ling Ling Pot Stickers from Costco all the time. It's easier that way! :) But I know that it won't compare to cooking it from scratch! Your version looks really good!

    ReplyDelete
  5. Love the mix of flavor here and pot stickers are well liked in this house! The pics look really tempting and I would love to have these for lunch. Great tip on freezing too. Yum-have a great weekend.
    flourtrader.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
  6. Beautiful crispy pot stickers and adding peanuts to it sounds delish! :D

    ReplyDelete
  7. Absolutely delicious!! I love the combination of flavors and presentation. I will definitely stumble it!!

    ReplyDelete
  8. I adore gyzo and eat them alot and will now have to try your recipe out, looks and sounds divine!!

    ReplyDelete
  9. Love gyoza and the flavors you're enticing us with here! Beautiful photos and presentation, Adora. I expect to see these in the Top 9, too :) You're on a roll!

    ReplyDelete
  10. Oh wow these look absolutely perfect, what a fabulous recipe!! :)

    ReplyDelete
  11. Wow... Those look so delicious! You make it sound so simple too!

    ReplyDelete
  12. Just discovered your blog...what beautiful and inspiring photographs! I look forward to reading more of your posts :)

    ReplyDelete
  13. Love the pork+coreander+peanut combo. Your potstickers are just too jum!

    That reminds me...I haven't made potstickers for a while now...maybe this weekend =)

    ReplyDelete
  14. What a wonderful mix of flavors and looks so pretty! Have a good weekend! :)

    ReplyDelete
  15. Oh, my - these look delicious! You got a lovely crisp on the wrappers.... YUM!

    ReplyDelete
  16. I have to admit to never having tried a pot sticker. How sad is that? These make me want to try. They look divine. You did a great job with them.

    ReplyDelete
  17. wow adora, wala akong masabi.you are so sikat! i am so thrilled for you! congratulations!

    ReplyDelete
  18. This snack looks perfect! I will prepare it soon for my family.

    ReplyDelete
  19. I could pretty much eat my weight in potstickers. Love your pork mix. I'll definitely try this :) Buzzed!

    ReplyDelete
  20. Your gyozas is making me drool over my notebook. Great recipe, and I have a friend who loves gyoza. I can't wait to try out your recipe. Have a great weekend! xoxo.. Jo

    ReplyDelete
  21. I haven't made pot stickers in a long time and your post inspires me to make one again. I will use your recipe because yours came out looking delicious. Thank you.

    ReplyDelete
  22. The pot stickers look so so good.

    ReplyDelete
  23. I love gyoza, but I think I'd love them even more with this combo of fillings. Yum, a wonderful treat!

    ReplyDelete
  24. Oh, how gorgeous! You made these perfectly!!!

    ReplyDelete
  25. I love pot stickers! Thank you for sharing this gorgeous recipe... Love your photographs too! Great post :)

    ReplyDelete
  26. I love potstickers they are such fun, and yours look beautiful. I like the addition of peanuts to it.

    ReplyDelete
  27. Lovely job on these. The peanuts are such a neat, unexpected touch.

    ReplyDelete
  28. Looks great, good flavor combination with these

    ReplyDelete
  29. I love the ingredients Adora. I never thought of adding peanuts. Such a great idea. I love pot stickers/gyoza because we can put pretty much anything inside. Beautiful photos as always!

    ReplyDelete
  30. I love making potstickers but mine never look as beautiful and crispy as that! I'll definitely have to try your method-thanks for the recipe!

    ReplyDelete
  31. The dumplings look great.

    ReplyDelete
  32. These look great and I finally was getting around to making this recipe when I was reading it and realized there's no given amount for the peanuts. I'd just add them in myself as I see fit, but I'd like an idea of if there should be quite a bit or just a little.

    ReplyDelete

Did you like this post? I'd love to hear your thoughts...