Gyoza

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Embark on a culinary journey to Japan without leaving your kitchen with this authentic Gyoza recipe. These mouthwatering dumplings feature a flavorful filling and a homemade wrapper for a truly special dining experience.

This recipe is Budget-Friendly and Dairy-Free, and it includes making the wrappers from scratch.

Gyoza Recipe

Follow each step carefully to create this classic Japanese dish:

Wrapper Preparation

  • In a mixing bowl, combine all-purpose flour, salt, and hot water.
  • Knead until the dough is smooth.
  • Cover the dough and let it rest for 30 minutes.
Gyoza
Gyoza

Filling Preparation

  • In a separate bowl, place chopped napa cabbage and sprinkle salt over it.
  • Let it rest for 10 minutes and then squeeze out any excess liquid.
  • Crumble a block of tofu into another bowl.
  • Add the prepared cabbage, along with chopped spring onions, finely chopped mushrooms, minced garlic, minced ginger, soy sauce, sesame oil, and potato starch.
  • Mix all the ingredients well.
Gyoza

Assembling and Cooking

  • Roll out the rested dough and cut into circular wrappers.
  • Add 1 teaspoon of the prepared filling to the center of each wrapper.
  • Fold the wrappers.
  • In a non-stick pan, heat oil over medium-high heat.
  • Fry the dumplings until the bottoms are lightly browned.
  • Add water to the pan and cover it with a lid.
  • Cook for around 3-4 minutes until the bottom of the dumplings turns golden brown.
Gyoza

Final Steps

  • Serve immediately with a dipping sauce like soy sauce.
Gyoza
Gyoza

Gyoza

This Gyoza recipe allows you to experience authentic Japanese flavors right in your home kitchen.
Servings 4
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour

Equipment

  • Mixing bowls
  • Rolling Pin
  • Non-stick pan
  • Lid for the pan

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup hot water
  • 1/4 napa cabbage chopped
  • 1 block tofu crumbled
  • 2 spring onions chopped
  • 2 mushrooms finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tsp ginger minced
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp potato starch

Instructions
 

Wrapper Preparation

  • Combine Ingredients: In a mixing bowl, combine 2 cups of all-purpose flour, 1 tsp of salt, and 3/4 cup of hot water.
  • Knead: Work the mixture until the dough becomes smooth.
  • Rest: Cover the dough with a damp cloth and let it rest for 30 minutes.

Filling Preparation

  • Prep the Cabbage: In a separate bowl, place 1/4 chopped napa cabbage and sprinkle salt over it.
  • Rest and Drain: Let the cabbage sit for 10 minutes, then squeeze out any excess liquid.
  • Combine Ingredients: Crumble a block of tofu into another bowl. Add the drained cabbage, 2 chopped spring onions, 2 finely chopped mushrooms, 2 minced garlic cloves, 2 tsp of minced ginger, 2 tbsp of soy sauce, 2 tsp of sesame oil, and 1 tbsp of potato starch.
  • Mix: Stir all the ingredients well to combine.

Assembling and Cooking

  • Roll and Cut: Roll out the rested dough and use a round cutter to form wrappers.
  • Fill and Fold: Add 1 teaspoon of the prepared filling to the center of each wrapper and fold the wrapper in half, sealing the edges.
  • Fry: In a non-stick pan, heat some oil over medium-high heat. Place the dumplings in the pan and fry until the bottoms are lightly browned.
  • Steam: Add a little water to the pan and immediately cover with a lid. Cook for around 3-4 minutes or until the bottom of the dumplings turns golden brown

Notes

  • You can use store-bought wrappers if you’re short on time.
  • Additional vegetables like carrots or bean sprouts can be added to the filling.
  • The dumplings can be frozen for future use.
Calories: 220kcal
Cost: $10
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian, Japanese
Keyword: Authentic Gyoza Recipe, DIY Gyoza Wrappers, Gyoza Recipe, Homemade Japanese Dumplings, Quick and Easy Gyoza
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