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Gyoza Recipe (Japanese dumplings)

Gyoza recipe

In the video below, you will learn with Mayuko and Aline the best gyoza recipe. Very easy to make at home, you will for sure be able to find all the ingredients in your local supermarket.

Do you know gyoza?

Gyoza are Japanese pan-fried dumplings. They originally came from China, where they were called jiaozi. Jiaozi are steamed dumplings, but Japanese started to pan-fried them. It is said that jiaozi recipe was brought back from Chine by Japanese soldiers during World War II. It soon became popular all over Japan.

The traditional filling for gyoza is made with pork, cabbage, and chives. But you can get creative by adding other ingredients like cheese, kimchi, coriander, or even make a vegan option with tofu. If you have leftover skins, you can even make dessert gyoza. Just add some banana, chocolate, or apple jam inside and deep fry them. It is delicious.

Gyoza can be found in any izawakaya around Japan. It is also a very popular side dish with ramen. Japanese used to often make them at home. But you can also now find delicious pre-made frozen versions.

How to make gyoza? The best recipe by a Japanese chef

Gyoza recipe ingredients

Pork 300g
Cabbage 1/4
Gyoza skin x20

1 tbsp sake
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp sesame oil
1 tsp oyster sauce
a pinch of white pepper
1 tbsp of grated garlic
1 tbsp of grated ginger

Soy sauce
Rice vinegar
Chili oil

Gyoza recipe

Book an online class with Mayuko

If you want to have a chat around Japanese food, get to know more about gyoza, and have someone guide you step by step, or even maybe make the gyoza skin yourself? You can book an online cooking class with Mayuko.


Mayuko runs cooking classes in Tokyo
Mayuko runs cooking classes in Tokyo