Sticky Chinese BBQ Sauce Sliders With Fried Potstickers And Ponzu Mayonnaise

Sticky Chinese BBQ Sauce Sliders With Fried Potstickers And Ponzu Mayonnaise

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  • Burgers:
  • 2 Pounds ground pork
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
  • Chinese BBQ Sauce:
  • 1/2 Cup Hoisin Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Sutter Home Gewźrztraminer
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1/4 Cup light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 3/4 teaspoon Chinese 5 spice powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red food coloring (optional for red color)
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • Ponzu Mayonnaise Sauce:
  • 1/4 Cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon ponzu sauce
  • 1/4 Cup pickled ginger, finely chopped
  • 1/4 Cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped
  • 4 Teaspoons light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1/4 Cup toasted sesame seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 12 brioche slider rolls
  • 2 packages frozen potstickers, thawed (you will need 12 potsticker pieces)
  • 1/4 Cup cooking oil for the potstickers
  • 2 Cups shredded savoy cabbage
  • Cooking oil for grill racks


  • Chinese BBQ Sauce Instructions:
  • In a medium bowl, add and whisk all the Chinese BBQ Sauce ingredients until combined (hoisin sauce, soy sauce, Sutter Home Gewźrztraminer, rice wine vinegar, brown sugar, honey, Chinese 5 spice powder, ginger, garlic, red food coloring, sesame oil, and red pepper flakes).
  • Set aside.
  • You will be using 1/4 Cup for burger mix, 1/2 Cups for the marinade, and the remaining will be cooked down for a sauce topping.
  • Patty Instructions:
  • If you are using red food coloring, please be sure to use rubber gloves when handling the patty meat to prevent staining.
  • In a large bowl, add the pork, salt, pepper and 1/4 Cup of Chinese BBQ Sauce.
  • Mix until combined.
  • Shape into 12 patties and place on a large baking sheet.
  • Pour 1/2 Cup of Chinese BBQ sauce into a small bowl.
  • Using a basting brush, generously baste both sides of the patties.
  • Pour remaining over patties.
  • Set aside until ready to grill.
  • Potstickers Instructions:
  • Using a large pan, heat up 1/4 Cup cooking oil for 2 minutes on medium/high heat.
  • Gently flatten potsticker with your hand being careful not to break open the seams.
  • Fry potstickers 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown on medium heat.
  • You will be making 2 batches to prevent crowding.
  • Drain excess oil on paper towels.
  • Set aside until ready to build burgers.
  • Chinese BBQ Sauce Topping Instructions:
  • Using a small sauce pan, cook the remaining Chinese BBQ Sauce for 8 minutes on medium-low heat until thickened.
  • Set aside.
  • Grill Instructions:
  • Preheat gas grill to medium about 5 minutes.
  • Lightly oil the grill racks.
  • Place the patties on the grill rack, cover and cook for 5 minutes on each side on medium heat.
  • Sliders Assembly:
  • If your buns are too thick, slice some of the middle out.
  • Place bottom buns on a platter.
  • Lightly dip each patty into the Chinese BBQ Sauce then place on top of bottom bun.
  • Next, place one potsticker, small handful of cabbage, 2-3 Teaspoons of the Ponzu Mayonnaise, then top bun.
  • Serve immediately.
  • Serves 6 / Makes 12 sliders
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