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Shrimp Pot Stickers with Ginger-Lemon Sauce Recipe

Shrimp Pot Stickers with Ginger-Lemon Sauce Recipe

Making homemade pot stickers is much easier than it sounds, and the little extra effort is well worth it. These pot stickers can be refrigerated or frozen until you are ready to use them. For accompanying recipes, entertaining tips and a video, visit —Katie Lee
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 15 min. YIELD:6-8 servings


  • 1/2 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced scallions
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 24 to 30 round wonton (or gyoza) wrappers
  • 4 tablespoons canola oil
  • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon barbecue sauce
  • 1 teaspoon fresh grated ginger
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 scallion, thinly sliced


  • 1. In a food processor, pulse shrimp until ground. Transfer to a mixing
  • 2. bowl. Add scallions, egg, salt and pepper.
  • 3. Place 1 level teaspoon shrimp mixture onto each wonton wrapper. Brush edge with water and fold into a half moon to seal.
  • 4. In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons oil over medium-high heat. Add half of the dumplings seam side up and cook 2 minutes. Add 1/4 cup water, cover and let steam 3 to 4 minutes. Cook the dumplings a few minutes longer with the lid off if they are sticking to the pan. Repeat with other half of the dumplings.
  • 5. For dipping sauce: Whisk lemon juice, soy sauce, barbecue sauce, ginger and sesame oil. Stir in scallion. Yield: serves 6 to 8.

Nutritional Facts

4 pot stickers with about 1 tablespoon sauce equals 177 calories, 9 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 546 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 8 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.