Taste of Japan in Your Kitchen
Taste of Japan in Your Kitchen
by The Food Studio

Gyoza / Potstickers (Japanese Fried Dumplings)

While gyoza originated from China, it has become so popular in Japan that you can find them in restaurants all over the country. Many people also make the dish at home, and while each family has its own style, this recipe teaches you the basics of making Japanese gyoza.
Cooking time
30 min
Total Calories
316 Kcal
Ingredients
14
by The Food Studio

Ingredient

2
Ground pork
130 g
Chinese chives
4 pieces
Japanese leek
4 cm
Zha cai (Szechuan pickles)
10 g
A
salt
0.5 g
pepper
0.5 g
sugar
1 tsp
soy sauce
1/2 tsp
ginger juice
1/2 tsp
Gyoza skins (gyoza wrappers)
12 sheets
Vegetable oil
1 tbsp
Vinegar
for sauce
Soy sauce
for sauce
La-yu (chili oil)
for sauce

Nutrition

Calories
・・・ 316 Calories
Sodium
・・・ 1250 mg
Fat
・・・ 19 g
Protein
・・・ 16 g
Carbonhydrates
・・・ 18 g
Fiber
・・・ 1 g
Cholesterol
・・・ 49 mg

Instructions

STEP 1

Finely chop the Chinese chives and Japanese leek.

STEP 2

Finely chop the Zha cai.

STEP 3

Put ground pork in a bowl, add the A ingredients in order and knead well.

STEP 4

Add Chinese chives, Japanese long onions, and Zha cai to the bowl of pork (#3) and mix further.

STEP 5

Divide the batter of #4 into 12 portions.

STEP 6

Place the filling in the middle of the gyoza skin (wrapper) and apply water to the edges of the skin with your fingers.

STEP 7

Make several pleats with the skin on the front side, combine them with the skin on the other side, press down firmly and wrap. Make the rest in the same way.

STEP 8

Heat vegetable oil in a frying pan, line up the gyoza, and brown the bottom.

STEP 9

Pour in 50 ml of hot water (outside the list of ingredients), cover with a lid, and steam for 5 to 6 minutes until the liquid evaporates.

STEP 10

When the water is almost gone, remove the lid, drain the water over high heat, and let gyoza bake to a crisp. Mix vinegar, soy sauce, and la-yu(chili oil) to make the sauce.
  • The ingredients can be purchased from Japanese or Asian supermarkets.
  • You can make the gyoza sauce by combining soy sauce and vinegar with a 1:1 ratio. Adjust according to preference. Add chili oil to taste.