Skip the takeout. Make your own sesame lamb potstickers at home

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Potstickers may seem easier to eat when you order via takeout, but have a little faith. Follow these steps and you can make your own delicious sesame potstickers at home. These particular morsels are filled with lamb, but you could substitute another protein, if you prefer.


For dipping sauce:



  1. In a small bowl, combine the lamb, garlic, green onions, tarragon and parsley. Season with salt and pepper and mix. Drizzle with two teaspoons of olive oil.
  2. Spoon a tablespoon of the lamb mixture onto a round wonton wrapper. Lightly brush water around the edge of the wrapper and fold dough over the filling and pinch the edges to seal and make a half moon shape. Repeat with the remaining wrappers.
  3. Place the sesame seeds in a shallow bowl. Gently dip the bottom of each dumpling in water then in the sesame seeds to coat. Repeat with the remaining dumplings.
  4. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Once the oil is simmering, add the potstickers and cook until the bottoms are light brown, about two to three minutes. Then, carefully pour water into the skillet and immediately cover with a tight fitting lid.
  5. Turn heat to medium-low and let the dumplings steam for five to six minutes to cook the filling all the way through.
  6. Repeat with the remaining dumplings in batches.
  7. To make the dipping sauce, mix the sweet Thai chili sauce, low sodium soy sauce, pomegranate juice and pomegranate seeds in a small bowl.
  8. Garnish finished dumplings with green onions and serve.

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