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Healthy Pasta-less Potstickers

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These potstickers are perfect as a healthy snack or as an easy-to-prepare side dish to a well-balanced meal. The recipe includes organic chicken, aminos, and coconut oil, as well as other natural spices, like cayenne pepper for that traditional potsticker taste without the pasta. These healthy potstickers provide quality protein and healthy fats.

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30 minutes


12-15 potstickers


1 lb free-range ground chicken (if you can't find ground free-range chicken, simply cut organic chicken breasts into chunks (works best if you freeze the chunks for 20 min or so) then put in small batches into a food processor)

1/2 small onion

1 inch fresh ginger, microplaned

1 small green onion, chopped

small handful cilantro or 1/4 teaspoon dried cilantro

2 tablespoons coconut aminos (or liquid aminos)

1/4 teaspoon Chinese 5 spice powder

1/2 shredded carrot

1 tablespoon sesame oil

A dash of sea salt (to taste)

A dash of cayenne pepper (to taste)

1 tablespoon Coconut oil

12 - 15 large cabbage leaves


Boil a large pot of water and add 1 teaspoon salt. Boil cabbage leaves until tender, about 6 minutes.Drain. Cut the large leaves in half, cutting away hard spine of the cabbage.Mix the ground chicken, onion, ginger, green onion, cilantro, coconut aminos, 5 spice powder, carrot, sesame oil, salt, and cayenne. Mix well.Stuff the cabbage leaves with the chicken filling and roll tightly, If possible, tuck in the ends. Steam for 15 minutes or until chicken is done.Heat 1 tablespoon of coconut oil in a skillet. Add the dumplings in small batches and fry until golden brown. Turn and brown the other side.Mix together and use for a Dipping Sauce: 1 tablespoon organic peanut butter or cashew butter, 1 tablespoon sriracha sauce or red chili paste (check ingredients), 1 teaspoon sesame oil 1 clove garlic, diced, 1/4 cup coconut aminos or liquid aminos, 1/2 teaspoon rice wine vinegar, Juice of 1/2 lime

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