Today my wife made Chinese dumplings here in Las Vegas. They are so good and fresh. We use pork shoulder chuck and had the butcher in Chinatown ground the meat twice. We purchased fresh dumpling wraps or call pot sticker wrappers here in Vegas from Louie’s Noodles http://louiesnoodle.com/. She mixes all the ingredients together and mixes only in one direction. The Chinese Leaf Lettuce is chopped very tiny and dried and the juice from the lettuce should be used back into the meat mixture. After all the ingredients are mixed she will start the long process of creating the wonderful dumplings. She makes a special sauce for me which includes Chinese vinegar, garlic chopped, cilantro, green onions, and spicy chili sauce. She will pan-fry them for me but she prefers the Chinese way of boiling them. My westerner taste buds with texture and I prefer the crispy pan-fried dumplings. I am slowly changing my taste buds but growing up with all the fried food in America has an effect on me that is hard to change.
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