Potstickers are a classic Chinese dumpling and this copycat recipe is perfect for a larger family gathering. You can use your crockpot as a steamer to create these flavorful appetizers.
How To Make P.F. Chang's Tasty Potstickers
- 1/2 lb. ground pork
- 1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
- 2 tsp. sea salt
- 1 tsp. granulated sugar
- 1 tsp. fresh ginger ground
- 1 tsp. chili paste
- 1/2 tsp. sesame oil
- 3 tbsp. green onions finely chopped
- 36 round gyoza wrappers
- 2 cups water plus more
- Take out a bowl and mix together all of the ingredients except for the gyoza wrappers.
- Put two tsp. filling in the middle of each dumpling skin.
- Apply a small amount of water the edges of the wrappers and then fold the dumpling skin in half.
- Press to seal the edges of the potstickers against each other.
- You can also use an egg wash to seal the edges of the dumplings together.
- Take out your crockpot and find a colander that fits inside of it.
- Fill the crockpot with 2 cups water and set it to high heat.
- Once the water is simmering, place the colander inside the crockpot with the dome facing up.
- Gently push the colander into the crockpot until the water level is around 1/2-inch away from the dome.
- Place the potstickers onto the colander and over the water.
- It is important to not let the water touch the potstickers.
- Place paper towels over the crockpot and then cover with the lid.
- Cook for about eight minutes.
- Slice one of the potstickers in half to make sure it is cooked through.
- When they are cooked through, cook all of the prepared dumplings and serve.