Buttermilk Potstickers with Cheese Sauce

These crispy buttermilk battered dumplings are a real treat! They are easy to make from scratch and a great game day snack or really anytime. Serve with them with cheese dip or standard potsticker dip.


Buttermilk Potstickers
1 package Siwin Pork & Vegetable Potstickers (thawed)
1 cup All purpose flour
1 cup Rice flour
1 tbsp Paprika
1 tbsp Dry mustard
1 tsp Garlic powder
1 tsp Onion powder
1 tsp Salt
2 cups Buttermilk
1 cup Stout or dark beer
3 tbsp Dijon mustard
Vegetable oil for deep frying
Cheese Dip
1 Small onion finely chopped
5 Garlic cloves minced
1 tsp Salt
1/4 tsp Cayenne
1/4 cup All purpose flour
4 cups Milk
2 cups Cheddar cheese, grated
2 cups Monterrey Jack cheese, grated


Buttermilk Potstickers

  1. In a large bowl add the first 7 ingredients. Stir until well combined. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture. Mix in the buttermilk, beer and Dijon mustard. Stir until batter is well combined. It should have the consistency of pancake batter
  2. Heat oil to about 400ºf in a pot or deep fryer according to manufacturer’s instructions.
  3. Dip the potstickers into the batter. Remove slowly, allowing excess to drip off.
  4. Deep fry in batches for 2-5 minutes turning once while cooking. Transfer to a paper towel lined plate to drain.
  5. Sprinkle with salt, if wanted, and serve immediately.

Cheese Dip

  1. In a large pot melt the butter on medium low. Add the onions and cook until softened. About 5-8 minutes. Add the garlic, salt and cayenne pepper. Cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes.
  2. Lower the heat and add the flour. Stir to combine. Cook for about 3-6 minutes, stirring constantly, allowing the flour taste to cook out.
  3. Add the milk, which has been warmed on a separated burner, slowly about ½ a cup at time whisking constantly. After the all the milk has been added continue to cook the milk mixture, stirring frequently, until it as thickened, about 8-10 minutes. Turn off the heat and slowly add in the cheese, stirring constantly. Add about ½ a cup at a time until all the cheese has been melted and incorporated in.
  4. Remove from the heat and serve immediately.


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