Japanese Gyoza Recipe

Gyoza is a Japanese dumpling that is usually filled with a mixture of pork, vegetables, and seasonings, then pan-fried and served with a dipping sauce. It is a popular snack or side dish in many Japanese restaurants and people all around the world have grown to love the delectable flavors of this tasty dish. If you’re looking for a delicious way to add some flavor to your dinner menu, try out this easy gyoza recipe!


-1 lb of ground pork
-1 cup of finely chopped cabbage
-1/4 cup of finely chopped onion
-2 cloves of garlic, minced
-2 tablespoons of soy sauce
-2 tablespoons of sake
-1 teaspoon of grated fresh ginger
-1/2 teaspoon of sesame oil
-1 package of round wonton wrappers
-1/4 cup of vegetable oil
-1/4 cup of water


1. In a large bowl, combine the ground pork, cabbage, onion, garlic, soy sauce, sake, ginger, and sesame oil. Mix well.

2. Place a wonton wrapper on a work surface. Place a teaspoon of the pork mixture in the center of the wrapper. Wet your finger with some water, then brush a little of the water around the edges of the wrapper.

3. Lift the sides of the wrapper and fold it up around the pork mixture, pressing along the edges and forming a dumpling shape. Crimp the edges as you fold, to ensure there won’t be any leaks.

4. Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the gyoza and cook for about 2 minutes on each side, until golden brown.

5. Add the water to the skillet and cover it. Cook for about 5 minutes, until the water is absorbed.

6. Serve the gyoza with a variety of dipping sauces, such as soy sauce and chili oil. Enjoy!