Shrimp Potstickers

From Not Your Average Stir-Fry

Shrimp Potstickers

Why This Recipe Works

We wanted a recipe for soft, savory pillows filled with tender shrimp and crunchy cabbage and spiked with a pleasing hit of garlic, ginger, and soy. To get there, we lightened up our filling by increasing the amount of cabbage after first s...

Why This Recipe Works

We wanted a recipe for soft, savory pillows filled with tender shrimp and crunchy cabbage and spiked with a pleasing hit of garlic, ginger, and soy. To get there, we lightened up our filling by increasing the amount of cabbage after first salting and draining it to get rid of excess moisture and then adding lightly beaten egg whites. A sequence of browning, steaming, and cranking up the heat produced a potsticker recipe with a pleasing balance of soft and crispy textures.

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Not Your Average Stir-FrySeason 7, Ep. 712

We look to a restaurant favorite—Thai chile beef—and set out to streamline it without compromising its interesting combination of flavors. We also wanted to find out the secret to making great potstic...