The difference in food culture is not a barrier but an interesting aspect to explore! If you have the opportunity to travel to the Land of the Rising Sun, please do not forget to seek out interesting experiences of the cuisine here. One of the dishes you can discover on your journey is Gyoza (餃子).
1. What is Gyoza?
Gyoza is typically a ground meat and vegetable mix that is wrapped in a thin dough with the edges pinched together.
There are different ways of preparing Gyoza from boiling, to steaming or frying, but you’ll probably find the frying method is the most popular in Japan. It would be rare for a restaurant to not have frying Gyoza on the menu.
Gyoza is almost always served with a soya dipping sauce that can also include vinegar, garlic, ginger, rice wine, hot sauce, and sesame oil. Because they’re so easy to eat, just give them a little dip and then pop them into your mouth, you may find that you’ve eaten a lot more than you expected!
2. How many calories in 100g Gyoza?
A single serving of Vegetable Gyoza (100g in weight) provide the following
- 270 kcal / 1130 KJ
- 3g fat (LOW); in which saturates is 1g (LOW)
- 2g of sugar (LOW)
- 0.99g of salt (MEDIUM)
3. How to Cook Gyoza at home in 5 minute?
If you want to become a true gyoza expert, you’ll want to learn how to make your own. So, how to cook Gyoza in the traditional Japanese way? Let’s observe these 6 easy steps to make the perfect Gyoza in just 5 minutes.
You will be amazed by your achievements. Because you've never been able to cook such a simple and delicious dish!