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Pot Stickers

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Boiling water 14 Tablespoon (3/4 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoon)
  Finely chopped napa cabbage 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lean ground pork 8 Ounce
  Chopped water chestnuts 2 Tablespoon (Finely Chopped)
  Green onion 1 , finely chopped
  Soy sauce 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dry sherry 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Minced fresh ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sesame oil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon (Divided)
  Chicken broth 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs) (Divided)
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon (To Serve)
  Vinegar 2 Tablespoon (To Serve)
  Chili oil 2 Tablespoon (To Serve)
Directions

Place flour in large bowl and make a well in center.
Pour in boiling water; stir with wooden spoon until dough begins to hold together.
Knead dough until smooth and satiny on lightly floured surface, about 5 minutes.
Cover and let rest 30 minutes.
For filling, squeeze cabbage to remove as much moisture as possible; place in large bowl.
Add pork, water chestnuts, onion, soy sauce, sherry, ginger, cornstarch, sesame oil and sugar; mix well.
Divide dough into 2 equal portions; cover 1 portion with plastic wrap or a clean towel while you work with the other portion.
Roll out dough to 1/8 inch thickness on lightly floured work surface.
Cut out 3-inch circles with round cookie cutter or clean can.
Place 1 rounded teaspoon filling in center of each dough circle.
To shape each pot sticker, lightiy moisten edges of dough circle with water; fold in half.
Starting at one end, pinch curled edges together making 4 pleats along edge.
Set dumpling down firmly seam-side up.
Cover finished pot stickers while you make remaining dumplings.
To cook pot stickers, heat 1 tablespoon of the vegetable oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
Set 1/2 of pot stickers in pan seam-side up.
Cook until bottoms are golden brown, 5 to 6 minutes.
Pour in 1/3 cup of the chicken broth.
Cover tightly, reduce heat and cook until all liquid is absorbed, about 10 minutes (15 minutes if frozen).
Repeat with remaining vegetable oil, pot stickers and chicken broth.
Place pot stickers browned-side up on serving platter

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Side Dish
Ingredient: 
Pork

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