Gyoza

  • Gyoza

    Pan-fried Mini Dim Sims (Shumai) with Teriyaki Sauce

    In Australia, there is a Chinese-inspired dumpling-style food called ‘Dim Sim’. Mini Dim Sims, the small version of it, are the same food as ‘Shumai’. There are many different ones these day, such as Beef, Pork, Prawn, Vegetarian, and etc. Frozen Mini Dim Sims are available from many supermarket stores. They must be popular. I …

  • Gyoza Potato

    ‘Varenyky’ Ukrainian Dumplings with Mashed Potato Filling

    Several years ago, I came across ‘Pierogi’, Polish dumplings, at a local farmer’s market and I instantly fell in love with them. Similar foods can be found in many different countries. Japan has ‘Gyoza’. Italy has ‘Ravioli’ and ‘Tortellini’. Ukraine has ‘Varenyky’. A variety of fillings can be used for ‘Varenyky’. My favourite is definitely …

  • Gyoza Pork

    Crispy Fried Pork Wontons

    This ‘Crispy Fried Pork Wontons’ is a perfect finger food for parties. It would be better to wrap Wontons in a simple way, so that it is easy to pick up. Today I just made them into triangles. If you season the filling well, dipping sauces would be unnecessary, but I include two dipping sauce …

  • Gyoza Prawn & Shrimp

    Crispy Fried Prawn Wontons

    I love ‘Prawn Wonton Soup’ and I bet you do. My family members love it too, but they love this ‘Crispy Fried Prawn Wontons’ even more. It is surprisingly easy to make at home and wrapping can be done even by children. These Fried Wontons can be a very popular party food, too. Makes 25 …

  • Fish Gyoza

    Smoked Salmon & Cream Cheese Spring Rolls

    The filling of Spring Rolls doesn’t have to be Asian flavoured. You can actually use anything. I want to introduce Smoked Salmon & Cream Cheese. These Spring Rolls are super easy to make and perfect starter or party food. I recommend to cut each square sheet of wrapper into 4 pieces and make small Spring …

  • Gyoza Prawn & Shrimp

    Steamed Prawn Dumplings

    For a long time I wanted to cook this ‘Steamed Prawn Dumplings’ but I never tried because I believed that I could not get the ingredients. On the other day I received a request for the recipe, then I did a little bit of research. I discovered that the wrappers can be made with a …

  • Gyoza Pork

    Pork & Cabbage Rolled Gyoza

    Everyone loves Gyoza. It’s a great fun family activity to make them, too. My children always wanted to help me making them when they were very young, but traditional wrapping method was too difficult for young children. These Rolled Gyoza are easy to make. Instead of wrapping them, just roll them up! Today I used …

  • Beef Gyoza

    Oven-baked Mexican Spring Rolls

    I assume that many of you love popular Chinese snack ‘Spring Rolls’ but never tried to make them yourself. I actually don’t like store-bought Spring Rolls because they are very oily. Spring Rolls are easy to make and I bake them in the oven. They are much healthier. The filling can be anything you like. …

  • Gyoza Pork Tofu & Soy Protein

    Gluten-free ‘Abura-age’ Gyoza

    If you can’t eat wheat flour and have given up eating Gyoza because of that, you might wish to try this alternative. Instead of wrapping the filling with Gyoza wrappers, I sandwiched the filling with ‘Abura-age’, Fried Thin Tofu. This recipe includes a very basic Pork filling, but you can find more Gyoza filling recipes …

  • Gyoza Prawn & Shrimp

    Prawn & Garlic Chives Gyoza

    There is a green grocer near my home and they started selling Asian vegetables. Garlic Chives, ‘Nira’ in Japanese, used to be impossible to find, but they are available everyday!!! Garlic Chive are not categorised as herb. Those long, flat, green leaves, often sold in big bunches, are vegetable and I can use them for …

  • Bread Dough Gyoza Vegetables

    ‘Oyaki’

    If you have travelled in Shinshu region Japan, you might have tasted the authentic ‘Oyaki’. ‘Oyaki’ is a sort of dumpling similar to ‘Gyoza’ made from wheat flour or buckwheat flour dough wrapped around a stuffing that is most commonly vegetables, then cooked on a pan. ‘Oyaki’ are particularly popular in Nagano Prefecture which is …

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