Pizza gyoza

Pizza gyoza recipe

You can guess from the recipe name, pizza gyoza, that it would be delicious and have a rich, crispy taste. The logic of this gyoza is very different from others. Its filling is made from pizza ingredients. It is very simple and can be made in less time. It is also a great way for kids to learn cooking from this appetizer. This is a great homemade snack for everyone. So without wasting time, let’s get into this unique recipe.

Origin of pizza gyoza:

This recipe is not traditional at all. It is a combination of two cuisines, resulting in a distinct and rare flavor. In combining cuisines, resulting in. This concept came about when the trend toward pizza was at the top of the list. I think that chefs likely experimented with combining the flavors of traditional Japanese gyoza with the popular tastes of pizza, resulting in the invention of pizza goza. But some people say that this concept is adopted from the cartoon “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.”

Pizza gyoza

Ingredients:

Wrapper’s

In this recipe, the wrappers used are wonton wrappers. these types of wrappers are thick. It is available in almost every hyperstore. If you didn’t get it, then you can simply make your own wrappers from wheat flour, salt, and water.

Filling

  • Cloves of garlic, minced
  • Italian seasoning
  • Green onions 
  • Pepperoni 
  • Mozzarella cheese
  • Sausage’s
  • Chicken cubes (optional)

kitchen equipments

  1. Cutting board.
  2. Sharp knife for cutting.
  3. Small bowls to serve sauce.
  4. Chopsticks (optional).
  5. Nonstick pan for frying gyoza.
  6. Wear an apron to keep yourself clean.

Instructions 

Step 1

In a pan, put some olive or sesame oil. cut the pepperoni into small cubes, place the sausages in them, and fry until soft on a medium flame.

Step 2

Add minced garlic for five minutes, then turn off the flame and keep it cool.

Step 3

In a bowl, put all the pan mixture and add green onions. It should be in the form of a slice. Add 7 oz. of shredded mozzarella cheese to the mixture. Mix it well with your hands.

Step 4

Pick up a wonton dumpling wrapper in your hand, and from the spoon, put the mixture in the center of the wrapper. Do not overfill it. Then wet your fingers and fold them in the form of pleats. Take care to press the dumplings down on the opposite side of the pleated edge, so the dumpling sits with pleats up.

Step 5

In the process of cooking, again put some oil in the pan. it can be olive, sunflower, or sesame. Use a brush to spread the oil around the pan. Then place the gyoza/dumplings in the pan and fry them until golden on both sides. Make sure that they don’t touch each other.

Step 6

Then add ¼ cup of hot water to it because it will make the pizza gyoza soft and non-breakable. Cover the pan for two minutes, and keep the flame very low. Then turn off the flame and keep them for two minutes more for extra steam.

Step 7

Remove the gyoza/dumplings from the pan and serve them!

Pizza gyoza

Baked cooking method:

You can also bake these types of gyoza/dumplings. To make it, you have to turn on the Owen near 300°. Put oil in the tray before placing the gyoza so they don’t stick from the under. Then bake them for nearly 10 minutes, until golden. Note Check both sides so it won’t burn. After that, remove them from the oven and serve them with the special dipping sauce with your beloved people.

Can we fry in the microwave or deep fryer?

Yes, but if you want a rich flavor and a healthy meal, all you need is an air dryer. A deep fryer can also be used, but it will increase the amount of oil in the appetizers. The best method is to use an air fryer because it uses less oil and does not change its texture.

Dipping sauce

For this dumpling, the dipping sauce is completely different. Its ingredients are

  • Tomato pizza sauce
  • Vinegar 
  • Chili sauce (optional)
  • Oregano
  • Basil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Garlic (optional)

Method for the sauce:

Step 1

In a bowl, add pizza sauce and vinegar. If you don’t have pizza sauce, then you can simply add pureed tomatoes, which can be made in a blender.

Step 2

Transfer the sauce to the sauce pot (pan). Keep the flame medium 

Step 3

Add the remaining ingredients and mix them well for 10 minutes.

Step 4

After that, remove the garlic and basil from the sauce. Serve it in small, traditional bowls.

Pizza gyoza sauce

Storage:

You can also store them for a month. The basic requirements for storing them are that they should be stored in a cool place and sealed tightly. Another important thing is that they can’t be stored if the sauce is on them. You can also store them if you have cooked them, but only for one day.

Serving suggestions:

If you don’t want to make its special dipping sauce, then you can also use the traditional gyoza sauce. You can garnish spring onions on top to make them more attractive and unique. You can also add oregano from the top. Also, serve it with soup, so it will have a completely different taste.

What is a pizza gyoza?

It is a combination of different ingredients of Italian pizza and Japanese dumplings wrapper.

Can I make pizza gyoza ahead of time and freeze them?

They can be prepared and frozen in advance. You can freeze them for 1 month if they don’t touch each other and their hygiene is good.

Are pizza gyoza suitable for vegetarians or vegans?

Yes, It is perfect for them because it can be adapted according to their diet and can be vegan with some changes.

Pizza gyoza

Recipe by Hamza ZafarCourse: AppetizersCuisine: Italian, JapaneseDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

20

minutes
Cooking time

10

minutes
Calories

300

kcal

Ingredients for the filling

  • 15 dumpling wrappers

  • 150g pepperoni slices

  • 300 g Mozzarella cheese

  • 50 g Sausage’s

  • 100 g Green onions 

  • Italian seasoning half Tbsp

  • garlic, minced half Tbsp

  • 3 small Basil leaves

  • Sauce ingredients:
  • Tomato pizza sauce 2 Tbsp
    Vinegar  Tbsp
    Chili sauce (optional) Tbsp
    Oregano 1/4 Tbsp
    Basil small stem with leaves
    Salt half tbsp
    Pepper 1/4 Tbsp
    Garlic (optional) half clove

Directions

  • In a food processor, add pepperoni and sausages and process until it forms paste.
  • Then add all the filling ingredients in t and mix it with your hands.
  • In the process of dipping sauce, heat the tomato sauce in a sauce pot and then add basil, oregano, garlic, salt, and pepper. cook it for 15 minutes on medium-low flame.
  • Then remove the basil and garlic from the sauce and serve it.

Nutrition facts:

Total Calories
40 to 50
Protein
3 to 6 grams
Carbohydrates
5 to 10 grams
Fats
4 grams
Fibre
1 grams
Sodium
100 to 120Mg
Iron
5 Mg
Calcium
70 to 80 Mg
Sugars 1 gramsVitamin C15 MgVitamin A800 to 1000 IUCholesterol
100 Mg

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