Hmmm, General Tso chicken or potstickers? Hard decision. Well, why not both? General Tso Potstickers cooks tender, savory packets of meaty flavor in sweet and tangy sauce, giving you the best of both worlds! You can enjoy the freshness of homemade dumplings in a sticky homemade sauce with some broccoli on the side for extra nourishment! You won’t find this perfect General Tso Potstickers combo on the takeout menu, that is for sure!


For the potstickers:

  • 1 pound ground chicken, can substitute ground turkey or ground pork
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup onion, diced
  • 1 cup quinoa, cooked
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 25 (4-inch) wonton wrappers
  • water, to taste

For the sauce:

  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup beef broth or beef stock
  • 3 teaspoons rice vinegar
  • 1/3 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons coconut sugar
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 cups fresh broccoli florets


Step 1 –In a large bowl, add the chicken, 2 cloves of the minced garlic, the onion, the quinoa, 2 tablespoons of the soy sauce, and the black pepper and mix to combine.

Step 2 –Place 1 tablespoon of the chicken mixture in the center of each of the wonton wrappers.

Step 3 –Brush a few drops of the water around the edges of each of the wonton wrappers, then fold and pinch them to seal.

Step 4 –In a large saucepan over medium-low heat, melt the coconut oil.

Step 5 –Add the potstickers to the hot oil and cook until the bottoms begin to brown, about 3 minutes.

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Step 6 –Add the beef broth to the pan and immediately cover and cook the potstickers for 5 minutes.

Step 7 –In a bowl, add the rice vinegar, the remaining soy sauce, the coconut sugar, the ginger, the remaining garlic, the red pepper, and the cornstarch and whisk to combine.

Step 8 –Add the sauce mixture and the broccoli to the pan with the potstickers and replace the lid.

Step 9 –Simmer the potstickers until the sauce has thickened, the broccoli is tender, and the potstickers have an internal temperature of 165 degrees F, about 5 minutes.

Step 10 –Serve.