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. 



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! 

Gyoza Recipe Posted in: Recipe


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


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