Won tons or Pot Stickers
this class you will learn how to make gluten-free won tons stuffed
with a flavorful shrimp and pork stuffing. Won ton skins are the
traditional wrappers used to make Pot Stickers. Once youve
mastered the technique, you can experiment with your own stuffing
and Tips you will learn:
Won Ton dough
Won Ton wrappers with a pasta machine
a Won Ton press (available in most kitchen stores for
and sealing wrappers
bowl of water
1. Making the Won Ton dough
method for making won ton dough is the same as for making fresh
pasta, except that the ingredients are a bit different.
cups gf flour (we used the Gluten Free Pantrys Country
French Bread Mix as a straight substitution for flour)
teaspoons olive oil
all ingredients in a food processor and pulse until the mixture
starts to form a dough-like consistency. Turn the processor bowl
upside down onto a floured surface and remove the blade carefully.
The dough will have a great texture and will be easy to knead.
Knead the dough with lightly floured hands until somewhat elastic.
Gluten-free pasta dough and won ton dough are unique in that they
closely resemble in texture and elasticity, dough with gluten.
the dough into a ball and place in a small bowl and cover with
plastic wrap. Let the dough rest for 20 minutes.
2. Making the Filling
lb ground pork
lb shrimp, peeled, de-veined and chopped
cup cabbage, chopped
teaspoon fresh ginger, peeled and minced
teaspoons gf soy sauce
teaspoon fresh ground pepper
small egg, lightly beaten
and blend all ingredients in a medium bowl. Cover and refrigerate
until ready to use.
3. Making Won Ton Wrapper Sheets
your pasta machine for making lasagne. Lightly flour the roller
of the machine. Cut off a small amount of dough from the dough
ball and briefly knead. Flatten the dough and run it through the
roller at the lowest setting (1). Fold the rolled dough in thirds
and run through again. Change the roller setting to 2
and roll through again. Continue this process through the 4th
setting. Lay the won ton sheet on a baking sheet, or other surface
and cover with plastic wrap. Repeat this process with remaining
4. Making Won Ton Wrappers and Pot Stickers
each pasta sheet into 2-1/2" squares. If you do not
have a won ton press, cut the sheets into 2-1/2" circles.
the won ton press with flour and be sure to dust with flour
between each press.
ready a small bowl of water for sealing won tons.
a square on the press and place 1/2 teaspoon filling in
the center of the square.
your finger in the bowl of water and lightly wet the edge
of the square with water.
the press and press down firmly.
the excess dough from the outer edge of the press.
the press and set the Pot Sticker on a plate and cover with
this process until all the Pot Stickers have been made.
If you are not using a press, simply wet the outside of
your dough circle, fill with filling and fold in half and
pinch to seal.
Step 5. Steaming the Pot Stickers
the oven to 200 degrees F.
a large skillet with about 1 of water and bring to a
boil. Place a steamer on top of the skillet. The steamer should
not touch the water, but sit above the water line. Place several
Pot Stickers in the steamer, (do not crowd or overlap).
Cover and steam for 10 minutes. Make sure to keep an eye on
the water level, it will evaporate relatively quickly.
the cooked Pot Stickers from the steamer and transfer to the
oven to keep warm while you steam the remaining Pot Stickers.
Serve Pot Stickers with gf soy sauce.