Juicy on the inside, crispy and golden brown on the outside, these Japanese pan-fried dumplings, Gyoza, are popular weeknight meal as well as a great appetizer for your next dinner party. These are the latter version of dumplings, same taste but more flavorsome. If someday you want to have light lunch or dinner, without any second thoughts have Gyoza and a clear soup. Clears all the tensions from your mind, and gives you a relaxed sleep. What are you waiting for, lets make it!


  • 1-1/4 teaspoons sesame oil

  • 3/4 cup and 2 teaspoons chopped cabbage

  • 1 tablespoon and 1-3/4 teaspoons chopped onion

  • 3/8 clove garlic, chopped

  • 1 tablespoon and 1-3/4 teaspoons chopped carrot

  • 3 ounces ground pork/chicken

  • 3/8 egg

  • 1-1/4 teaspoons vegetable oil

  • 3/8 (10 ounce) package wonton wrappers

  • 1 tablespoon and 1-3/4 teaspoons water

  • 1 tablespoon and 1-3/4 teaspoons soy sauce

  • 2-1/2 teaspoons rice vinegar


  • Preheat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.

  • Place approximately 1 tablespoon of the cabbage and pork mixture in the center of each wrapper. Fold wrappers in half over filling, and seal edges with moistened fingers.

  • In the preheated vegetable oil, cook gyoza approximately 1 minute per side, until lightly browned. Place water into skillet and reduce heat. Cover and allow gyoza to steam until the water is gone.

  • In a small bowl, mix soy sauce and rice vinegar. Use the mixture as a dipping sauce for the finished wrappers.