Homemade Pot Stickers With Sesame Dipping Sauce

Liana Werner-Gray

by | Updated: January 13th, 2020

Ordering takeout might be fun, but bloating – caused by excessive sodium and mystery ingredients – isn’t. Luckily, you control the ingredients that go into these homemade pot stickers, making them safer and more satisfying than restaurant food. Delicately wrapped in an easy-to-make dough, these dumplings are stuffed with your choice of meat or veggies and paired with a tangy-spicy dipping sauce. Best all, they’re ready in less time than it takes for delivery to arrive!

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Homemade Pot Stickers With Sesame Dipping Sauce

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 113.62 kcal
Author Liana Werner-Gray


Meat dumplings

  • 1-1/2 lbs. ground organic chicken pork or shrimp (peeled, deveined and diced)
  • 1 tsp. Redmond Real Salt Ancient Sea Salt
  • ½ tsp. Simply Organic Black Pepper

Vegan dumplings

  • 1-1/2 cups mushrooms diced
  • 1-1/2 cups carrot diced

Dipping sauce


  1. In large bowl, mix together flour, salt and warm water until well combined.
  2. On floured surface, roll out dough; knead until completely smooth.
  3. Divide dough into 4 equal parts. Working with one part at a time, roll dough into log shapes. Cut each log into eight slices.
  4. On lightly floured surface, roll each slice into a thin circle, approximately 4” in diameter. Set aside.
  5. In medium-sized bowl, mix together cabbage, green onions, garlic, ginger, liquid aminos, cilantro and sesame oil until well incorporated. Stir in dumpling filling of choice.
  6. In center of each dumpling wrapper, place 1 heaping tablespoon of filling. Using hands, lightly coat area around filling with water. Fold wrapper over filling and, using your fingers, pleat edges to seal dumplings.
  7. In large skillet over medium-high heat, heat sesame oil. Working in batches, cook dumplings until bottoms start to brown, about 3 minutes. Add a splash of water, cover; steam about 5 minutes, until dumplings are cooked and water has evaporated. Transfer to paper towel-lined plate.
  8. Meanwhile, in small bowl, whisk together dipping sauce ingredients until well combined.
  9. Serve dumplings with dipping sauce.

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Homemade Pot Stickers With Sesame Dipping Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 113.62 Calories from Fat 22
% Daily Value*
Fat 2.44g4%
Saturated Fat 0.44g2%
Cholesterol 3.4mg1%
Sodium 444.08mg19%
Potassium 93.23mg3%
Carbohydrates 18.41g6%
Fiber 1.08g4%
Sugar 1.06g1%
Protein 3.93g8%
Vitamin A 653.65IU13%
Vitamin C 6.35mg8%
Calcium 15.2mg2%
Iron 1.25mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.