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Chicken Gyoza

Based on traditional Japanese gyoza, these chicken gyoza are stuffed with a deliciously flavorful filling then lightly pan-fried in avocado oil for a delicate crisp. Serve with gyoza sauce for an easy snack, appetizer, or meal!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: dipping sauce, dumplings, pan fried
Servings: 6 servings (approximately 30 gyoza total, 5 per serving)
Calories: 292kcal


  • Small bowl
  • Large bowl
  • Spoon or silicone spatula
  • Tablespoon or cookie scoop with release handle
  • Large skillet


For the Gyoza Sauce

  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ginger grated
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 scallion chopped
  • ½ teaspoon sesame oil

For the Filling

  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 1-inch knob ginger grated
  • 1 tablespoon finely diced scallions
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper


  • 1 12-ounce package gyoza wrappers about 30 wrappers
  • cup water
  • avocado oil for frying


For the Gyoza Sauce

  • In small bowl, mix all ingredients together. Set aside until needed.

For the Filling

  • Add all ingredients to large bowl.
    Ingredients for chicken gyoza in a large glass mixing bowl
  • Mix until thoroughly combined.
    Chicken gyoza filling in a large glass mixing bowl

For the Gyoza

  • Set out individual gyoza wrappers on work surface. Spoon 1 tablespoon of filling into center of each wrapper.
    Wonton wrappers on a cutting board, filled with chicken gyoza filling
  • Lightly brush edge of gyoza wrappers with water. Fold top edge of wrapper over filling to meet bottom edge of wrapper, creating a half-moon shape. Pinch edges tightly to seal.
    Closed and sealed chicken gyoza on a cutting board
  • In large skillet, heat avocado oil over medium heat. Add gyoza to skillet in a single layer, working in batches if needed. Cook until golden brown, then flip gyoza and repeat for other side.
    Pan fried chicken gyoza
  • Remove from pan and serve with gyoza sauce.


Recipe yields approximately 30 gyoza, for 6 servings total. Nutritional values shown reflect information for 1 serving of 5 gyoza, with sauce. Macros may vary slightly depending on specific brands of ingredients used.


Serving: 5gyoza | Calories: 292kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 812mg | Potassium: 431mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 31IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg | Net Carbs: 31g