Yes, these air fryer cheeseburger dumplings or potstickers are not your traditional or classic fillings but they are tasty! Our whole kitchen team loves the beefy and cheesy flavors for the filling and it’s crazy good. We’re all addicted to crispy air fried cheeseburger potstickers snacks.

Air Fryer cheeseburger dumplings potstickers in basket

Air Fryer Cheeseburger Dumplings or Potstickers

Once you bite into these crispy Asian inspired bites. you can enjoy your cheeseburger cravings in a different way! The hot circulating air of the air fryer helps make these less greasy than deep frying. It’s a great way to enjoy this easy appetizer without all the greasy calories. It’s such a treat to eat these knowing that they are a little “healthier” by air frying. A platter of these will a hit at your next party or game day gathering! Best of all, the dip possibilities just make these little gyozas even more delicious!

Air Fryer Cheeseburger dumplings or potstickers on plate with pickles

Tips on How To Make Potstickers or Dumplings:

  • We like to use the round dumpling wrappers (or sometimes called gyoza, potsticker wrappers).
  • Don’t fill to much filling into the wrapper. You won’t be able to fold it over and seal the dumpling. You don’t want these air fryer cheeseburger dumplings to explode or burst.
  • You can use water to seal the ends. Sometimes cooks used a beaten egg to seal the ends too. But we find that water works just as good. Save an egg!
  • Spray enough oil on both sides so the dumplings get a nice crispy outside. If you don’t use enough oil spray, the wrapper gets dry, hard and tough.

Air Fryer Dumplings are a Great Appetizer 

These are crispy, delicious and super fun to make and serve. They’re one of ours most popular appetizer dishes because it’s hard to not just eat one! Serve with a ketchup, mustard amen bbq sauce and you’ll make everyone happy. Hope you enjoy our air fried cheeseburger dumplings!

Air Fryer Cheeseburger dumplings or potstickers cut in half

Air Fryer Cheeseburger Dumplings/Potstickers

Feel free to substitute whatever ground meat you prefer (pork, turkey, chicken, etc…). Or use the plant based "meats". You can always add more cheese if you want, although it may start to ooze out of the egg rolls when you cook them.
There are many different shapes you can fold your pot stickers. You can do a simple half moon shape or get creative and try some more complex shapes.
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  • 1 pound (454 g) beef *see head note
  • 2 Tablespoons (30 ml) vegetable oil
  • 1/2 small onion , minced
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) garlic powder
  • 1 Tablespoon (15 ml) Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) kosher salt , or to taste
  • freshly grated black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups (170 g) grated cheese , whatever you prefer – Cheddar, swiss, blue cheese, etc.
  • 10 slices pickles (optional) , diced (dill or sweet depending on preference)
  • water , to seal wrappers
  • 24-30 (about) dumpling wrappers
  • oil or oil spray , for coating rolls
  • ketchup, mustard, &/or bbq sauce , for dipping 



Make the Dumpling Filling

  • Cook the filling: Heat a pan over medium-high heat. Add the oil and then add the onion Cook for about 1-2 minutes or until softened. Add the ground beef, garlic powder, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper. Cook for 3-4 minutes or until the beef is browned and cooked through. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
    Uncooked Filling
  • After the beef has cooled, stir in the cheese and optional diced pickles.
    Cheese and pickles added to filling

How to Roll and Air Fry

  • Using dumpling wrappers, add about 2 teaspoons of filling in middle of each dumpling wrapper. Dip your finger in water, then spread over edge of wrapper. Gently fold the dumpling in half and press on the edges to seal the dumpling. Gently press out any excess air and flatten the dumpling as you seal it. 
    Forming dumpling in hand
  • Brush the top corner of the wrapper with water to help seal the wrapper end, and then finish rolling the dumpling. Repeat for all the dumplings. Brush or spray with oil to coat.
    Oiling dumplings
  • Place the dumplings in the air fryer basket in a single layer. Try not to have them overlap or touch if possible.
    Dumplings in air fryer basket
  • Air Fry at 360°F/182°C for about 8-10 minutes, flipping halfway through. Cook until the wrapper is crispy and browned. If you use the larger wrapper cook a little longer so that all the layers can cook through to avoid being tough and chewy. 
    Air Fried dumplings
  • Serve warm with ketchup, mustard, bbq for dipping.
    Dumplings served with ketchup and mustard

If your air fryer is preheated or if you are cooking multiple batches, you may need to reduce timing by a few minutes (unless preheating is called for in the recipe).

Nutrition Information per Serving

Calories: 68kcal, Carbohydrates: 1g, Protein: 7g, Fat: 4g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 17mg, Sodium: 167mg, Potassium: 82mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 1g, Vitamin A: 55IU, Vitamin C: 1mg, Calcium: 75mg, Iron: 1mg

Check out–>the Air Fryer Cheeseburger Egg Rolls here and  All our Egg Roll & Dumpling Recipes Here and FROZEN Dumplings here.

Air Fryer cheese burger Egg Rolls in basket

Hope you enjoy these air fried cheeseburger potstickers. Here’s more great recipe  dumpling ideas here.