Vietnamese Spring Roll Pot Stickers are the Perfect Dim Sum Appetizer

March 15, 2019

Spring Roll Pot Stickers

Make the crowd love you more when you serve these authentic Asian-style appetizers. 

Prep Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Judit Lipoczi


  • 1/2 oz dried shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 oz uncooked cellophane noodels mung bean noodles
  • 4 oz pork tenderloin chopped
  • 1/4 cup carrot finely shredded
  • 3/4 tsp fish sauce
  • 3/8 tsp freshly ground white pepper
  • 18 square wonton wrappers
  • cooking spray
  • 3 1/2 tsp canola oil divided
  • 2/3 cup water


  1. Bring a small saucepan of water to a boil. Add mushrooms; cook 4 minutes. Place noodles in a medium bowl; add boiling water (with mushrooms). Let stand 10 minutes or until noodles are tender; drain. Pick out mushrooms; discard stems. Finely chop mushroom caps. Snip noodles with scissors to chop.

  2. Place pork in a mini food processor; pulse 5 or 6 times or until ground. Spoon into a medium bowl. Add mushrooms, noodles, carrot, fish sauce, and pepper; mix well to incorporate (your hands work best for this).

  3. Working with 1 wrapper at a time (cover remaining wrappers to prevent drying), place a wrapper on a work surface, starchy side up. Moisten edges with water. Spoon about 1 tablespoon filling into the center of the wrapper. Bring 2 opposite corners together; pinch points together to seal. Bring remaining 2 corners to center; pinch to seal. Pinch 4 edges together to seal. Place dumpling on a baking sheet lined with plastic wrap coated with cooking spray. Repeat with remaining wrappers and filling.

  4. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 2 teaspoons oil; swirl to coat. Arrange 9 dumplings in pan; cook 2 minutes or until well browned. Add 1/3 cup water to pan; cover and cook 5 minutes. Uncover and cook 1 minute or until liquid evaporates. Remove dumplings from pan, and keep warm. Repeat procedure with remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons oil, remaining 9 dumplings, and remaining 1/3 cup water.


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