Sweet Potato Pot Stickers with Soy Ginger Dipping Sauce

Sweet Potato Pot Stickers with Soy Ginger Dipping Sauce


Evelyn Paul, Sweet Potato Pot Stickers, Photo by Heidi Geldhauser, Our Labor of LoveYield: 24 Pot Stickers

Sweet Potato Filling

  • 2 whole sweet potatoes (medium)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh cilantro, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon ginger, ground
  • 1 tablespoon agave nectar
  • 1/2 bunch green onions
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Rinse sweet potatoes, wrap each potato individually in aluminum foil and place in a 450 degree oven and bake until tender when pierced with a knife, approximately 25 minutes
  2. Remove from the oven and let cool
  3. Peel and pulse sweet potatoes in food processor
  4. Add cilantro, ginger, agave nectar, onions, salt and pepper and mix thoroughly with sweet potatoes.

Pot Stickers

  • 24 wonton/pot sticker wrappers
  • 1 egg beaten with 1 tablespoon water for egg wash
  • Peanut oil
  • 2/3 cup vegetable broth


  1. Working in batches, lay four pot sticker wrappers on a clean surface
  2. Keep the remaining wrappers covered with plastic wrap to prevent drying
  3. Place a teaspoon of sweet potato filling in the center of each of the 4 wrappers
  4. Brush the edges of each wrapper with egg wash
  5. Fold the wrappers in half over the filling, pinching the edges together to form semi-circles or triangles
  6. Place the pot stickers on a baking sheet seam-side up and cover with a clean towel
  7. Repeat until all the pot stickers have been formed
  8. Heat a large skillet over medium
  9. Add 1 1/2 tablespoons of oil to the skillet
  10. When the oil is heated, add half the pot stickers, seam-side up
  11. Cook the pot stickers until the bottoms are golden and crisp, about four minutes
  12. Add 1/3 cup of vegetable stock and reduce the heat to low
  13. Cover and cook until the liquid is absorbed, approximately five minutes
  14. Transfer the cooked pot stickers to a platter
  15. Repeat for the remaining pot stickers. 
  16. Serve hot with the soy ginger dipping sauce

Soy Ginger Dipping Sauce

  • 1/3 cup low-sodium Tamari
  • 1 tablespoon orange blossom honey
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, minced
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon sesame oil
  • ¼ teaspoon chili flakes (optional)


  1. Combine soy sauce, honey and ginger in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat
  2. Remove from the heat, strain and let cool 
  3. Add orange juice, lime juice, sesame oil and chili flakes, mix well and serve
  4. Add a splash of orange and lime juice to taste before serving

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