Gyoza dumpling is one of the popular bento box items, but it can also turn into fun and scary dishes that are prefect for a Halloween event. Let’s have fun with spooky gyoza plates!
Gyoza Cheesy Bloody Gratin with Kabocha Pumpkin and Creepy Spiders
Ingredients (Serves 2)
□ 6-8 Day Lee Pride Gyoza (flavor of your choice)
□ 1/4 lb kabocha pumpkin (seeded)
□ 1 cup marinara sauce (home made or store bought)
□ 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
□ 3 tbsp finely chopped parsley
□ 6 pitted black olives
□ 1 hardboiled egg
1. Preheat the oven to 450°F.
2. Pan fry Day Lee Pride gyoza according to the instructions on the package.
3. Slice kabocha into 1 inch thickness and 3-4 inch length and boil until soft. Drain them and set them aside.
4. In an oven-safe pan or plate, put 1/2 of marinara sauce on the bottom and top with cooked gyoza and kabocha pumpkin. Cover with the rest of the marinara sauce.
5. Top with shredded mozzarella cheese and half of chopped parsley. Bake until cheese turns golden brown.
6. Top baked gratin with the rest of the parsley.
7. Cut olives into halves. Leave 4 halves as body of spider. Cut two halves horizontally to make legs.
8. Using straw, cut out eyes from boiled egg white.
9. Place halved olive on gratin and line 4 legs on each side. Place egg white eyes on olive halves.
Tips: You can use other squash instead of kabocha, such as butternut, acorn, etc. You can also add steamed broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, corn and other vegetables to make this more festive.
Gyoza Mummy Rolls
Ingredients (Serves 2)
□ 6-8 Day Lee Pride Gyoza dumplings (any flavor of your choice)
□ 3-4 string cheese
□ 3-4 red pepper stuffed green olives
□ Some steamed broccoli, mini tomatoes and edamame as garnish (optional)
1. Pan fry Day Lee Pride Gyoza according to the instructions on the bag.
2. Tear off each string cheese to make some thin strips.
3. Wrap each gyoza with torn off string cheese strips.
4. Slice stuffed olives to make eyes.
5. Put two sliced olives on top of the string cheese wrapped gyoza.
6. Plate gyoza mummies on a serving plate and garnish with broccoli, mini tomatoes and edamame.
Tips: Wrap string cheese on gyoza while gyoza is still warm. This recipe is perfect for making with your children for a fun Halloween project.