Potstickers are the quintessential product of Chinese cuisine. ‘Steam-fried’ – briefly steamed and then fried, as the word suggests – these shrimp or veggie-filled dumplings obtain a divine consistency that is crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. Accompanied by a sweet and sour, mildly piquant (or ragingly spicy!) dipping foam, these golden nuggets are irresistible.
- 12 dumplings
- 2 tbsp sesame oil
- 4 tsp mirin
- 4 tsp soy sauce
- 1⁄4 tsp sriracha
- 2 tsp rice vinegar
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 g xanthan gum
- 2 g soy lecithin
- Salt to taste
- Spring onion to garnish
- Black sesame seeds to garnish
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- In a bowl, briefly combine the sesame oil, soy sauce, mirin, sriracha, rice vinegar, xanthan gum and salt using a whisk. Pour the mixture into the cream dispenser, connect your Smartwhip and charge it to 16 bar. Shake the cream dispenser for 5-10 seconds to evenly distribute the gas, then set it aside for 10 minutes.
- In the meantime, add the olive oil to a frying pan and fry the potstickers over medium heat until both sides are golden brown.
- When the potstickers are ready, shake the cream dispenser a few more times, then release the foam into a serving bowl.
Place the bowl with the sesame-soy foam in the centre of a serving platter. Arrange the potstickers around the bowl and garnish them with a drizzle of black sesame seeds and thinly sliced spring onions.
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