These quick & easy beef pot stickers (gyoza) are sure to be a hit! They’re pan fried, then steamed in a delicious sesame soy sauce.
Ingredients: 1 lb. ground beef,1 medium carrot, finely grated,¼ yellow onion, finely minced,2 cloves garlic, finely minced,½ tsp. ground black pepper,2 tsp. cornstarch,1 tbsp. soy sauce,1 tsp. sesame oil,1 package wonton wrappers,2 tbsp. canola or vegetable oil,¼ c. water,¼ c. soy sauce,1 tbsp. sesame oil
Instructions: In a large mixing bow, combine the ground beef, carrot, onion, garlic, black pepper, cornstarch, soy sauce, and sesame oil. Mix everything together.,Place a scant tablespoon of filling into the center the wrapper. Dab your finger in warm water and drag it across two edges of the wrapper. fold over and press to seal. Then, using a fork, crimp the edge so that the wrapper really sticks together (this eliminates the need to pleat the edges). Repeat with remaining ingredients.,Place a large skillet over medium-high heat and or vegetable oil. SEE NOTES if your using a smaller pan. When the oil is hot add the prepared gyoza and fry both sides until brown. Once they’re cooked on both sides, add the water, soy sauce and sesame oil to the pan. Cover and reduce heat to medium-low. Steam for about 5 minutes. Serve with rice and vegetables, garnish with sesame seeds and sliced green onions, if desired.