Recipe of the day: Fried pot stickers

If you are searching for a recipe to cook at home tonight, we have got you covered with our homemade fried pot stickers recipe.

It has surely been a long weekend for you and your family and all you need right now is a hot home cooked meal for this cool evening.

So, if tonight you are looking for a cosy homemade meal after a weekend of Braaiing, then you are in the right place as we have a delicious fried pot stickers recipe for you that is sure to do the trick.

These homemade Fried pot stickers consist of a delicious crispy taste that is simply irresistible and we are here to show you how to make them step by step.

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Fried pot stickers

We have got you covered with our homemade fried pot stickers recipe.

  • Author: Kita Roberts
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner,Appetizer
  • Method: Deep-frying
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian


  • 453g ground pork
  • 1 1/2 tbsp ginger – minced
  • 1 clove garlic – minced
  • 4 scallions – diced
  • 1 cup shredded cabbage
  • 1 carrot – grated
  • 1 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 1 tsp chili sauce
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 340g wonton wrappers


  1. Combine pork through salt and pepper in a food processor and blitz until combined.
  2. In a small skillet fry a bite sized piece to check your seasonings and tweak to your tastes.
  3. Preheat fryer with canola oil to 176°C.
  4. On a work surface place a small cup of water and lay out several wrappers.
  5. Use a small melon scoop or your hands to place about a teas in each wrapper (filling portion will depend on wrapper size).
  6. With clean hands, dip fingers in water and moisten the edges of the wrappers. Pinch each wrapper shut.
  7. Repeat until you have run out of wrappers or filling.
  8. Working in batches fry wontons for 3 to 5 minutes. Place on paper towel lined rack to dry.
  9. Serve with rice and enjoy your redemption.


  • You can freeze some of these for later if you like. Line onto baking sheets and freeze for 20 minutes before storing in a container.


  • Serving Size: 1g
  • Calories: 209kcal
  • Sugar: 1g
  • Sodium: 271mg
  • Fat: 9g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 5g
  • Carbohydrates: 19g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 13g
  • Cholesterol: 38mg

Keywords: Pot Stickers,Cabbage,Asian, Pork

*This recipe was sourced from

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