Tip of the Week: How to Fold and Pleat Gyoza Like a Pro

Learn how to fold and pleat gyoza like pro with these easy steps.

Master making these Japanese dumplings at home by learning the easiest fold-and-pleat technique! Don't be intimited: making gyoza is much easier than you think. 

 

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These delightful potstickers are easy to make at home.

 

1  Place one wrapper on the palm of your hand. Put 1 teaspoon filling in the center. 

 



 

2  Brush outer edges of the wrapper with water. Fold it in half. 

 

 


 

3  Start making a pleat on top of the wrapper. As you fold each pleat, press the pleat tightly against the wrapper using your other thumb and index finger.

 



 

4  Continue pleating until the entire dumpling is sealed. 

 

Wasn't that easy? 


Watch this video for a full gyoza recipe! 


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These delightful potstickers are easy to make at home.

When making gyoza, remember to both steam and fry them to get soft and crunchy textures.

 

Lesson originally appeared in the March 2016 issue of Yummy magazine. 

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