2tablespoonsGyokuro tea leaves (or any looseleaf Japanese green tea)
1cupnearly boiling water
1/2 cuproom-temperature water
1packagedumpling wrappers (18-24 total)
2tablespoonsorganic vegetable oil
Hot (but not boiling) water, for steaming
Combine first seven ingredients (cabbage through soy sauce) in a large bowl.
Steep tea in 1 cup nearly boiling water for 15 seconds. Strain tea; discard water. Chop tea leaves and add to cabbage mixture.
Combine ½ cup water and cornstarch. Place 1 tablespoon cabbage mixture in center of a wrapper. Brush edges with water-cornstarch mixture. Fold to make a half-moon shape. Press edges and crimp with a fork. Repeat with all wrappers and filling.
Heat 2 tablespoons vegetable oil in a sauté pan. When hot, add six dumplings to sear. When brown, turn, and then add ¼ cup hot water and cover immediately to steam. Steam 2–3 minutes; remove from heat. Repeat with all dumplings.
Green Tea Pot Stickers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 75Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Total Carbohydrates 10g3%
Dietary Fiber 1g4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.