Moslem-Style Beef or Lamb Pot Stickers


Preparation info
  • Makes about 4 dozen tiny dumplings, enough to serve


    as a hearty meal with soup .
    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Barbara Tropp

Published 1982

  • About

One of the pleasures of my last year in Taipei was living around the corner from a small Moslem restaurant, where in keeping with the dietary restrictions of the Chinese Moslems no pork was served. I went there regularly with Po-Fu, the family patriarch, who judged the place to have the best pan-fried dumplings in the city and in testimony to his feelings would down two dozen of them at a sitting. While he munched, I would watch the cook, a broad-faced Mongolian who wore an irrepressible gr