Foodie Friday: You’ll Be “Wonton” More

Foodie Friday: You’ll Be “Wonton” More

by | Sep 2, 2022 | Foodie Friday, Recipes

We’re so excited we discovered the Kidney Nutrition Institute – especially on #FoodieFriday! Check out this DELICIOUS potsticker recipe!  From the wonton wrapper to the dipping sauce, we are raving about this recipe!

“Oftentimes Chinese food can contain a lot of sodium, making it a difficult choice to the renal diet. If you are on a sodium restricted diet, limiting sodium intake at a Chinese restaurant can be difficult especially when you are surrounded be the array of sauces – soy sauce, hoisin sauce, oyster sauce (just to name a few). If you are a fan of Chinese cuisine, there are simple recipes you can follow to make Chinese food renal friendly at home! The trick is to keep it simple and choose low potassium vegetables.”

Dumplings Divine:
Easy low sodium, dumplings for kidney diet
Low Calorie, Low Phosphorus, Low Potassium, Low Sodium Diet Type: Dialysis


1/2 lbs ground pork
1 cup cabbage finely minced
1 tablespoon fresh ginger finely chopped
2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
3/4 cup water
Dipping sauce:
1 tablespoon green onion
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon olive oil
can add red pepper flakes or toasted sesame seeds for garnish


Preparing the filling and dough
Filling: In a medium bowl, mix shredded cabbage, pork, low-sodium soy sauce, and ginger. Set aside in fridge.
Dough: In a separate bowl, gradually add water to the flour. Mix and knee until dough in uniform and smooth.

Making Dumplings
Form 1-inch balls from the dough. Flatten dough to create 3 1/2 – 4 inch diameter circles.
Place about 1 tablespoon of filling in to the center of the circle.
Prepare a cup of water. Dip your finger in to the water and draw a circle on the outer part of the wrap, to help the wrapper stick to each other.
Bring opposite ends of the circle together. Pinch to hold in place. Create pleats on either side to seal the dumpling. Place completely dumpling on the side, and make more!
Bring water to boil, transfer dumplings one by one in to the pot. Cook for 10-15mins and until meat is cooked completely through. Serve with dipping sauce!

Source: Kidney Nutrition Institute
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