Leftover chicken pot stickers

Enjoy some homemade wantons to your desire of crunchiness!

6 min
13 min

(Leftover) Chicken Pot Stickers



Tip: boil them the night before, pan fry in the morning and put in the thermos


Prepare the filling:

  1. Heat frying pan to medium high heat and add 1 tablespoon of oil.
  2. Let the oil heat for 1 minute then add the chicken, garlic, mushrooms, and bok choy.
  3. Add the soy sauce and a pinch of salt and sauté until the mushrooms are cooked through and the chicken is heated through (about 5 minutes).
  4. Drain the chicken mixture using a sieve and set aside to cool.


Set up your wonton dumpling making station:

  1. Put your wonton wrappers on a plate, next to that put your bowl with the filling, and a small bowl of water.
  2. Use a spoon to handle the filling.


Assemble your wonton dumplings:

  1. Take one wonton wrapper and put about 1 tsp of the mixture in the centre of the wrapper.
  2. Using your finger, dip the tip of your index finger into the water and lightly wet the edges of the wrapper.
  3. Fold the wrapper in half, lengthwise, and press the edges to seal.
  4. Fold the wrapper in half again, lengthwise, and wrap it so that the opening is on the outside and the ends of the wrapper come together.
  5. Use a little dab of water and press the ends together firmly over each other so that they stick together and maintains a circular shape.


Cook your wonton dumplings:

  1. Fill a pot with water and bring it to a boil.
  2. Working in batches, boil about 6 dumplings at a time for about 5 minutes or until the wonton wrapper looks cooked through.
  3. Once cooked, use a slotted spoon and put the dumplings into a colander and keep warm.
  4. Repeat until all of the dumplings are cooked.


Pan fry your dumplings:

  1. Heat a pan to medium high heat with about 1 Tbsp of oil in it.
  2. Working in batches again, add 6 dumplings to your pan and pan fry until some of the edges are golden brown, about 2 minutes (you won’t always get even browning).
  3. Move the pan friend dumplings to a heat safe dish and keep warm.
  4. Repeat until all of the dumplings have been pan fried.


Garnish with green onions and serve with soy sauce for dipping and a side of fresh cut vegetables.



20 wanton wrappers