Derived from Chinese cuisine these Pot Stickers are an ideal starter or snack.
200g Minced pork – substitute with chicken, crab, or prawn if you want
Finely shredded cabbage – to taste (2/3 cup)
Finely chopped green onion – to taste (2 tbsp.)
Minced garlic – to taste (1/2 tsp.)
Minced ginger – to taste 91/2 tsp)
1 tbsp. Sake (1 tbsp.)
1 tbsp. Soy (1 tbsp.)
1 tsp. Sesame oil
Salt & pepper
(Alternatively use a pastry of 170ml water to 200g strong flour kneaded to a soft dough, rested, and then rolled into circles of 8 cm)
Pour boiling water over the shredded cabbage in a colander. Mix the ingredients well.
Put a spoonful of the mixture into a circle of pastry and wet one side (1/2 circle) fold it into a Gyoza parcel and pinch and overlock.
Get a frying pan very hot add a little oil and fry Gyoza on one side until brown. Then add a little water and cover and steam for a few minutes
Serve with a sauce of equal amounts of Soy and vinegar
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