Also known as "potstickers" in English, is a popular Japanese dish that consists of dumplings filled with a mixture of ground meat and vegetables, typically seasoned with various flavors like garlic, ginger, and soy sauce. These dumplings are usually pan-fried until the bottoms are crispy and golden brown, then steamed to ensure the filling is fully cooked.
The filling for gyoza can vary but often includes ingredients such as ground pork, cabbage, garlic chives, garlic, and ginger. The dumpling wrappers are made from thin rounds of dough and are folded and pleated to encase the filling.
Gyoza is commonly served as an appetizer or side dish in Japanese restaurants and is often accompanied by a dipping sauce made from soy sauce, rice vinegar, and sometimes chili oil or other condiments. It is a delicious and savory treat enjoyed by many people worldwide. Additionally, gyoza has variations in other Asian cuisines, such as Chinese potstickers and Korean mandu, each with its unique flavors and preparation methods.