Ground Turkey Potstickers and Dipping Sauce

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I had been craving pot stickers and got the notion that I could make the potsticker dough. I needed to make the filling. I decided to make it with ground turkey. Coconut aminos are a great substitute for soy sauce. All Asian food has ginger. Fresh ginger is preferred but if you don’t have it powdered ginger is ok. I will be honest I was impressed with myself when I made these. They are also yummy the following day.

Nutritional Facts are based on the filling only. The Potsticker dough has nutritional facts to get a clearer picture add the two together. The dipping sauce is not included.

1 recipe Potsticker Dough

1 lb ground turkey

1/2 cup chicken broth

1 1/2 teaspoons monk fruit sweetener

1 tablespoon coconut aminos

2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar

1 teaspoon freshly ground ginger

1/2 freshly ground or minced garlic

1 teaspoon salt

2 whole scallions chopped

1/2 teaspoon sesame chili oil

1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper


In a bowl combine all the ingredients. Mix with your hands until the ingredients are thoroughly combined. Put about 2 teaspoons on a rolled out potsticker dough. Then push the side in and crimp and pinch, crimp and pinch and push the side in. Make sure it is pinched closed. Finish putting the filling in the potstickers and pinching and crimping until all the potstickers are completed. Set aside on a platter. Boil water place potstickers in boiling water and boil approximately 3 – 4 minutes. Don’t crowd the pot and boil them up in batches. Remove and then fry the potstickers until the sides are lightly browned 2 -5 minutes.


Dipping Sauce

3 tablespoon coconut aminos

1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar

1/2 teaspoon balsamic vinegar

2 teaspoons chili sesame oil

1/4 teaspoon red pepper


Combine all the ingredients and stir until combined.

Nutrition Facts
Servings 28.0
Amount Per Serving
calories 26
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1 g 2 %
Saturated Fat 0 g 2 %
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 12 mg 4 %
Sodium 101 mg 4 %
Potassium 4 mg 0 %
Total Carbohydrate 0 g 0 %
Dietary Fiber 0 g 0 %
Sugars 0 g
Protein 3 g 7 %
Vitamin A 1 %
Vitamin C 1 %
Calcium 0 %
Iron 2 %
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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