Homemade Fried potstickers

prep time 30 minutes, cooking time 15 minutes, serves 6 people


These Fried potstickers are easier to make than you think! With a little practice, you’ll be making your own potstickers in no time.

These bite-sized appetizers are made with round dough wrappers and stuffed with savory filling. They can be deep-fried, boiled and steamed. But the most popular is to steam-fry. The top parts are tender and the bottom has a perfect crunch. It’s really the best way to eat them!


  • 12 oz  ground beef
  • 6 water chestnuts
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tbsp ginger, minced
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/3 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 cup water , for assemble
  • 30 round wonton wrapper


  1. In the  bowl add all filling ingredients and mix together until well combined. Set aside.
  2. Brush perimeter of a wonton wrapper with water and fill center with 1 heaping tablespoon of beef filling.

2.Open your dominant hand, palm side up, and hold fingers together. Place the filled and open wonton wrapper onto your fingers and fold the wrapper in half, only sealing the corner of one side. Using your other hand, push small pleats onto one side of the wrapper, pressing and sealing with the hand holding the pot sticker. Continue to pleat and seal until the entire potstickers are sealed.


3.Set aside and repeat until all filling and wrappers have been used.

4.Heat a skillet over medium heat and add 2 tablespoons oil.

5.Add 10 to 12 pot stickers to skillet, so the crimped side is up, and pan-fry for 3 to 4 minutes.

6. Serve with sweet chili and soy sauce.