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keto gyoza recipe

Healthy Dumplings with Daikon Wrappers

5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Chinese, Japanese
Servings 2 people


  • daikon radish
  • lb minced pork 260 grams
  • 1 ½ cups shredded cabbage
  • 2 shiitake mushrooms finely chopped
  • 1-2 tbsp grated carrot
  • 3 cloves garlic makes 2 ½ tbsp finely
  • 1 knob ginger (approximately 1 inch) makes about 1 ¾ tbsp chopped
  • 3 pinches salt
  • ¾ tsp ground turmeric
  • 2 pinches ground cumin (optional)
  • 1 tsp soy sauce or gluten-free alternative
  • 2 tsp sesame oil

Dipping Sauce

  • 5 tsp soy sauce or gluten-free alternative
  • 4 tsp rice vinegar oil
  • dried red chilis a few pinches


Advanced Prep

  • Peel and slice daikon with a cabbage shredder (slicer) . If possible, wrap with paper towel. Store in refrigerator for a few days without a container or plastic bag so it dries out.
    daikon slices to make keto potstickers


  • Shred about ⅙ of a head of cabbage to make 1 ½ cups of shredded cabbage.
  • Then finely chop the shredded cabbage with a knife. Put in mixing bowl.
    chopped cabbage for healthy gyoza filling
  • Peel and finely chop garlic, 1 knob of fresh ginger, and carrot. Add to mixing bowl.
  • Add ⅗ lbs minced pork to bowl.
  • Sprinkle turmeric powder, ground cumin, and salt on top.
  • Season with freshly ground pepper. (about 6-7 twists of a pepper mill)
    healthy keto gyoza fillings
  • Mix together all ingredients using your fingers.
  • Finally, add soy sauce. Mix in with fingers. Let sit.
    gyoza filling
  • Using your fingers, cover half of each circle of daikon.
  • Fold each daikon wrap around the filling. The corners should snap so the two folds can stick together easily.
    gyoza with wrappers made from daikon radish slices


  • Turn on stove top to med-low heat.
  • Add sesame oil to pan. Let oil pre-heat for about a minute.
  • Add gyoza to the pan. Let cook until the bottom begins to brown.
  • Cover with lid. Let steam until pork fillings are fully cooked (about 6-7 minutes).
  • Remove lid. Let any moisture boil off. Carefully cook and turn gyoza with cooking chopsticks or a spatula until golden brown.
    fried low carb gyoza in fry pan
  • Serve warm with dipping sauce.
    gyoza dipping sauce

Dipping Sauce

  • Mix soy sauce, rice vinegar, and sliced dried red chilis
Keyword diet, easy, gluten-free, healthy, Japanese, keto, low-carb, potstickers
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