Philadelphia Appetizers Recipe List


124 S. 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19153

Lobster Potstickers

4 to 6 Servings (24 pieces)


1 2-1/2-pound fresh Maine lobster
1/2 head Napa cabbage, julienne
1 T cilantro, chopped
1 T scallion, chopped
1 T basil, chopped
1 t garlic
1 t ginger
2 oz sesame oil
4 oz oyster sauce
1 pkg Gyoza wrappers
1 C vegetable oil


  • Pot stickers go well with a spicy soy dipping sauce.


  • Boil or steam claws of lobster for 3 or 4 minutes. Remove lobster and shock in ice bath. Repeat process with tail for 2 to 3 minutes and shock in ice bath.
  • In a large sauté pan, get the sesame oil hot, add napa cabbage and stir.
  • Add garlic and ginger and cook cabbage for approximately 2 or 3 minutes.
  • Add remaining ingredients except the lobster; turn off heat.
  • After the lobster has cooled, break the meat out of the shell.
  • Small dice all of the lobster except 1 claw.
  • Purée 1 claw in food processor (this helps to bind the mixture).
  • Mix all ingredients and place a scoop in the middle of the Gyoza wrapper.
  • Fold wrapper around the mixture.
  • With a brush, put a small amount of egg wash on wrapper.
  • Allow pot stickers to set up for a few minutes.
  • Blanch the pot stickers in boiling water for 3 minutes, remove, dry and place them in a pan with 1 cup of vegetable oil on medium high heat.
  • Fry each side approximately 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Remove. Place on towel and enjoy!

  • Our Social Media Pages

    Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn

    Our App Stores

    Apple Store Google Play