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Here's a recipe from Japan
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Japanese Potstickers (Gyoza)

Nira is a vegetable sold in bunches in oriental groceries, and has a garlic flavor.

4-5 leaves Chinese cabbage, minced
1 bunch Nira, minced
2 large green onions, minced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 small piece ginger, grated
2 tsp salt
1 tsp white pepper
Dash of Japanese soy sauce
1 TBS sesame oil
1 TBS peanut oil
1 pound of ground pork
4-5 minced shittake mushrooms
Gyoza skins

Pour boiling water over cabbage and allow to sit for 1/2 min., then drain and rinse with cold water. Combine with remaining ingredients and mix coarsely with fingers. Place a tablespoon of filling in gyoza skin and crimp edges. Place small amount of oil in frying pan and heat. Place gyoza in pan and fry over med heat until lightly browned on one side. Add 3 tablespoons of water to pan, and cover. Allow gyoza to steam a couple of minutes. Serve with dipping sauce of soy and sesame oil.



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This page modified June 2013


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