Definition of potsticker in US English:



  • A filled Chinese dumpling, typically crescent-shaped, especially one that is pan-fried until brown on one side, then turned and simmered in a small amount of broth.

    • ‘For the hungry, go for the burgers or potstickers.’
    • ‘Add enough water to come up halfway up the sides of potstickers.’
    • ‘If time is short, serve purchased frozen potstickers or gyoza instead.’
    • ‘The restaurant was thoroughly recommendable: we enjoyed potstickers, pork bulgogi, the beef noodle dish called jap chae, and a beef soup called yuk gae jang.’
    • ‘There's a wide range of starters, from coconut shrimp martini to smoked chicken potstickers.’