Pot stickers, known as jiaozi in China, are a kind of meat or vegetable-filled dumpling, commonly eaten across Asia.
The popular sriracha sauce can be added to noodles and stir fries for a fiery kick or, as in this sticky chicken dish, to a crunchy salad.
This recipe is a companion to the recipe for Wasabi Pea–Crusted Salmon. But it is so useful as a salad with other main courses (try it with grilled shrimp). Ginger juice is a great ingredient as it adds spicy flavor without the tough texture of the chopped root. You’ll be glad to have the left over pesto to add zest to plain rice or noodles.
Japanese cooks use it in soups; as a seasoning for grilled vegetables, meat, and seafood; as a dip; or in salad dressing.