Mexican Potstickers - Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and SnacksRated 4.7 / 5 based on 11 reviews
Prep Time: 10 min Total Time: 35 min Yield: 8 Serving
Nutrition Facts: 240 calories 9 grams fat
1 large onion -- chopped fine
2 tablespoons oil
1/2 pound turkey -- ground
1/2 teaspoon hot chili peppers -- red,crushed dried
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 cup green chilies -- canned diced
1/4 cup cilantro -- fresh, minced
1/4 cup chicken broth
1 tablespoon flour
3 dozen potsticker gyoza wrappers
non-fat sour cream
Combine onion and 2 teaspoon oil in a 10 to 12 inch non stick pan. Stir often over medium-high heat until onion is browned, about 10 minutes. Add turkey, crushed chilies,cumin and oregano;stir just until turkey is no longer pink and liquid evaporates, 5 to 8 minutes.Add green chilies, cilantro and broth with the 1 Tabls. of flour:stir until boiling. Let cool.
Lay wrappers, 6 at a time, on a flat surface and mound 1 rounded teaspoon turkey filling in the center of each. Moisten wrapper edge with water. Fold edge of a wrapper over filling and press against opposite edge;pinch rim to seal. repeat to seal remaining potstickers;cover wrappers not in use with plastic.
As potstickers are shaped,set pinched rim up and push down gently to flatten bottoms;place slightly apart on large flat pans.(If making ahead, chill up to 4 hours;to store longer, freeze on pans,then transfer to freezer containers,seal and freeze up to 3 months.) Heat 1/2 the remaining oil in a non stick 10 to 12 inch frying pan over medium-high heat.Fill pan with 1 layer (about 1/2 the batch)freshly made or frozen potstickers, flat bottom down.Cook, uncovered, until bottoms are golden, 1 1/2 to 3 minutes.Add 1/3 cup water to pan. Reduce heat, cover tightly and simmer until skins look translucent, about 4 minutes. Uncover and boil over high heat until liquid evaporates.Transfer to a platter as cooked; keep warm. Repeat, using remaining oil to cook the rest of the potstickers.© Jim Catanich
"This sauce does not need another 5 star review....but it's so good, I needed to talk about it. I have made a lot of sauces (thick thin, fresh tomatoes, canned,etc...) -some are good and some blah. But this sauce is not just GOOD, it's GREAT. Perfect pizza flavor. It reminds me of NY pizza ... " - born-to-cook
"I followed the recipe exactly-once for Christmas Day, the next time for New year's Eve. Both times it was a big hit, with people asking how I made it. I added some frozen fruit icecubes & I made sure the Golden Circle fruit juice packs & soft drink bottles were in the freezer for a while before I made them, so that they were-not frozen of course-but icy cold. There were a few slivers of ice in the fruit juice actually. Very easy to make, liked by just about everyone. Good recipe to have." - sherri3802
"Just made this tonight... It was really good -I HAD to add bacon though. Fried up 4 thick slices of bacon then sauteed the onions in the bacon grease before adding to give the soup some flavor. Put 1/2 the crumbled bacon in the soup then used the rest as garnish. Added green ... " - amikins
"Great recipe and deserves 5 stars! If you change the recipe, post a new recipe; do not rate this recipe based on the changes you made. People on all recipe sites need to rate recipes simply on following the recipe as written, not the changes they have made." - donna1596
"Also known as 'cowboy caviar', this twist on traditional salsa is enlivened with black beans,..." - kbehrens2
"I use neufchatel cheese to cut down on the fat content. I always make a double batch and add 1 pound of fried and drained ground turkey to one batch. If soup is too watery, I add instant mashed potatoes just until it slightly thinkens." - patti c.