Plant-Based Gyoza (Tofu)

  • 3 servings
  • 10 mins
plant-based gyoza made with tofu

Looking for a vegan recipe using our Gyoza Wrappers? Substitute ground pork with tofu! With the right amount of seasoning, tofu can be a super tasty yet healthy filling for gyoza! While pork is high in calorie and fat, tofu is a low-fat source of protein and soft in texture. You can eat as much as you want, guilt-free! Try this recipe out if you are looking to eat plenty and still be healthy!

In this recipe

Gyoza Wrapper, 10 oz (284g), 54 pieces

Gyoza Wrapper

3 servings

Cook Time
10 mins





  • 18-24 pieces Gyoza Wrapper


  • 200 g Tofu
  • 50 g Green Onions minced
  • 50 g Chinese Chives minced
  • tsp Salt
  • 80 g Cabbage minced
  • 1 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Sake
  • 1 tsp Ginger grated
  • 1 tsp Sesame Oil
  • Salt and Pepper by preference


  • 1 tbsp Sesame Oil (For Cooking)
  • ½ cup Water


  • Mince the green onion, chives, and cabbage. Add the chives and cabbages in a bowl. Sprinkle a dash of salt while mixing the vegetables to draw out excess moisture.  Squeeze the salted vegetables with a paper towel or a cloth to absorb moisture. Using a paper towel, wrap the tofu and microwave for a minute to remove water.
    Ingredients for Plant-Based Gyoza (tofu), Tofu, green onion, Chinese chives, and cabbage
  • In a large bowl, mix the following ingredients: tofu, green onions, chives, cabbage, soy sauce, sake, grated ginger, sesame oil, salt, and pepper. The filling is ready!
    plant-based gyoza (tofu) step 2, mixed ingredients
  • On the center of the gyoza wrapper, place the filling. Wet the edge of the wrapper with water and fold the wrappers, keeping the edges sealed shut. The gyoza is ready to be cooked!
    plant-based gyoza (tofu) step 3, wrapped the fillings
  • Heat sesame oil in a frying pan over medium heat. When the pan is hot, place the gyoza, flat side down. Cook the gyoza until the bottom turn golden brown. Once the bottom of the gyoza turns golden brown, add in ½ cup of water, and immediately cover with a lid. Steam the gyoza for about 5 minutes, or until most of the water evaporates.
  • When most of the water is evaporated, remove the lid and continue to evaporate any water that remains. Cook the gyoza uncovered until the bottom of the gyoza is nice and crisp. Once the gyoza is nice and crisp, place them on a plate and serve with gyoza sauce/soy sauce. Enjoy!

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