Asian Mushroom Dumplings

Hello!

Its been a crazy couple of weeks and I sort of fell off the blogging scene for a bit, but now I’m back at it! I have a bunch of new recipes to add, as well.

One of my latest obsessions has been making steamed dumplings. I have bought the store brand in the past and they don’t even compare to homemade dumplings.

The one thing I’ve also noticed with store bought dumplings is that they fall apart easily.




I’ve made numerous versions of the homemade dumplings, and finally, I feel like I’ve reached an amazing dumpling mixture.

What I like to do is make a nice, big batch and freeze the fresh dumplings in portion-sized ziplock bags.

They are definitely worth a try. These are a perfect weekend afternoon snack!


Ingredients:

  • 1 cup cabbage, thinly sliced and then chopped
  • 1/2 cup carrots, shredded
  • 1/4 cup onions
  • 1/2 tsp white pepper
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger, minced
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 bulbs of garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 package of potsticker wrappers.





Directions:

  • In a large sautéing pan, add olive oil.
  • Add cabbage, carrots, onion, and garlic to a large bowl and mix thoroughly.
  • On medium heat, add all ingredients to the pan.
  • Sautee for 15 min.
  • Remove the pan from the heat.
  • Fill a medium sized bowl with water.
  • Preparing one at a time, spoon 1 tbsp of mixture into the center of each potsticker.
  • Dip your finger into the bowl of water and wet the outer lining of each potsticker.
  • Fold the potsticker over so the ends line up.
  • Press, fold, and press, the fold of the potsticker. (See pictures for examples.)
  • Repeat until the entire potsticker is sealed.
  • Place steamer in a deep pot and fill with water until it is filled to the bottom of the steamer.
  • Heat on medium/high until the water is boiling.
  • Add the dumplings to the top of the steamer.
  • Cover the pot and steam on for 5 min.





See photos below for examples:

  • In a large sautéing pan, add olive oil.
  • Add cabbage, carrots, onion, and garlic to a large bowl and mix thoroughly.

  • On medium heat, add all ingredients to the pan.
  • Sautee for 15 min.
  • Remove the pan from the heat.
  • Fill a medium sized bowl with water.




  • Preparing one at a time, spoon 1 tbsp of mixture into the center of each potsticker.
  • Dip your finger into the bowl of water and wet the outer lining of each potsticker.

    • Fold the potsticker over so the ends line up.




  • Press, fold, and press, the fold of the potsticker.



  • Repeat until the entire potsticker is sealed.

 

    • Place steamer in a deep pot and fill with water until it is filled to the bottom of the steamer.




  • Heat on medium/high until the water is boiling.
  • Add the dumplings to the top of the steamer.
  • Cover the pot and steam on for 5 min.

Enjoy!