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Ginger Sesame Chicken Potstickers with Sweet Chili Pomegranate Sauce

Easy homemade potstickers with chicken, ginger and sesame crusted wrappers, served alongside a sweet and spicy chili pomegranate sauce. A fun and healthy dinner to make any night of the week, or serve them up as an appetizer at your next holiday party!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Calories: 299kcal


  • 1 pound raw ground chicken, turkey, or pork
  • 1 cup shredded kale
  • 1 inch fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 cloves garlic, grated
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 carrots, shredded
  • 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil, plus more for cooking
  • black pepper
  • 40 round wonton wrappers
  • 1/3 cup raw sesame seeds

Sticky Pomegranate Sauce


  • 1. In a medium bowl, combine the raw ground chicken, kale, carrots, ginger, garlic, green onions, soy sauce, sesame oil, and a pinch of black pepper, to taste. 
    2. Working with 1 wonton wrapper at a time, spoon 1 tablespoon of filling into the center of each wrapper. Brush water around the edge of the wrapper. Fold the dough over the filling to create a half moon shape, pinching the edges to seal. Repeat with the remaining wrappers.
    3. Place the sesame seeds in a shallow bowl. Brush the bottoms of the potstickers with water and then dredge them in the sesame seeds.
    4. Heat a few tablespoons of oil in a large skillet set over medium heat. When the oil shimmers, add the potstickers and cook until the bottoms are light golden brown, about 2-3 minutes. Carefully pour 1/4 cup of water into the skillet, it will splatter, so stand back. Immediately cover with a tight-fitting lid. Turn heat to medium-low and let the dumplings steam for 5-6 minutes, until the filling is cooked through inside. Serve right away with sauce (see below). 
    5. To make the sauce, combine all ingredients in a medium bowl. Serve alongside the potstickers. 


Calories: 299kcal