Pork Potstickers with cabbage, mushrooms and carrots

Potstickers are such an easy appetizer. They are also so versatile. I love these potstickers because they have added mushrooms, carrots and cabbage and are really, really good. I love that potstickers can be frozen and enjoyed whenever you are in the mood. I double the recipe and freeze them. Then when I am having a lazy kind of day or have guests coming over, potstickers to the rescue. I am not sure about you, but some days I crave Asian food, another day Italian food then some days a huge bowl of Ukrainian soup (and no I am not pregnant). I love that I have frozen food for days like that, cause ain’t nobody going to load up 5 kiddos and drive to the nearest Asian restaurant. Can I get an amen!

The amazing thing about these potstickers is we became friends not so long ago (you know that love relationship you can have with your favorite food;)). When we were growing up, my mama kind of kept her recipe making to traditional Ukrainian foods. We would usually have food like soup, stuffed cabbage rolls or good old olivye (a Russian potato salad). We did not go out at all, we just couldn’t afford it. We immigrated and parents were trying to making a living and provide for a large family.  When I got married and began cooking in my kitchen, it’s amazing how different I began to cook. I started learning recipes that my hubby was used to. So I learned recipes like lagman, lepyoshki and their traditional salad. Soon I began introducing Italian food and more traditional American foods into our meals. Asian and Japanese cuisine have become a new favorite just the last few years. I was introduced to sushi, where have I been before then? How did I survive without a good sushi roll? It was at one of our date nights that I tried potstickers and fell in love! Then I just began making them myself, so much cheaper and in the comfort of home!

Pork Potstickers with cabbage, mushrooms and carrots

Enjoy my friends. Hoping this recipe will become a family favorite.

Ingredients for Pork Potstickers-

3/4 lb ground pork

3/4 c. shredded cabbage

1/2 large carrot, shredded

1 garlic clove, minced

6 oz mushrooms, chopped

1/2 tsp oil

1 green onion, thinly sliced

Salt and pepper, to taste

1 pack won ton wrappers (50 wrappers)

Oil for frying

Dipping sauce-

Low sodium soy sauce + fresh grated ginger

How to make Pork Potstickers-

Saute mushrooms on oil until golden. Add cabbage and carrot to saucepan, cover with water. Bring to a boil, cook 2-3 minutes until cabbage becomes tender. Drain water. Combine all of the ingredients for potstickers, add salt/pepper to taste.

Lay out won top wrappers on surface. Spoon filling into center of wrapper. Using fingers, moisten edges of wrappers with water. Fold dough over to create triangle, pinch edges to seal, lightly push down on the filling to distribute filling for even cooking.

Pork Potstickers with cabbage, mushrooms and carrots

Pork Potstickers with cabbage, mushrooms and carrots

Add enough oil to cover bottom of non-stick pan, heat oil over medium heat. Cook potstickers in a single layer until golden crisp, about 2 – 3 minutes on either side.

Pork Potstickers with cabbage, mushrooms and carrots

You can also find this recipe on Julie’s East and Treats where I am a contributor. 🙂

Pork Potstickers with cabbage, mushrooms and carrots
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Pork Potstickers

Great recipe for potstickers with a ground pork, cabbage, mushroom and carrot filling.

Ingredients
  • 3/4 pound ground pork
  • 3/4 cup shredded cabbage
  • 1/2 large carrot shredded
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 6 oz mushrooms chopped
  • 1/2 tsp oil
  • 1 green onion thinly sliced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 pack won ton wrappers 50 wrappers
  • Oil for frying
Dipping sauce
  • Low sodium soy sauce + fresh grated ginger
Instructions
  1. Saute mushrooms on oil until golden.
  2. Add cabbage and carrot to saucepan, cover with water. Bring to a boil, cook 2-3 minutes until cabbage becomes tender. Drain water.
  3. Combine all of the ingredients for potstickers, add salt/pepper to taste.
  4. Lay out won top wrappers on surface. Spoon filling into center of wrapper. Using fingers, moisten edges of wrappers with water. Fold dough over to create triangle, pinch edges to seal, lightly push down on the filling to distribute filling for even cooking.
  5. Add enough oil to cover bottom of non-stick pan, heat oil over medium heat. Cook potstickers in a single layer until golden crisp, about 2 – 3 minutes on either side. Enjoy with dipping sauce.

 

Pork Potstickers with cabbage, mushrooms and carrots

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