Trader Joe’s Chicken Gyoza Potstickers Review

Trader Joe's Chicken Gyoza Potstickers

The Trader Joe’s Pork Gyoza Potstickers have been a TJ’s classic for quite some time now. And for good reason — those little potstickers are easy to make and quite tasty. We’ve recently tried the salmon version (which pales in comparison to the pork version), but we still haven’t tried the chicken one.

That changes today, as we’re checking out the Trader Joe’s Chicken Gyoza Potstickers. This review has been a long time coming, and we’re really excited that today is finally the day that we get to taste these.

But first, a word on cooking: These can be cooked a pan, a steamer, or a microwave. We’re going with the pan here because we love how that cooking method makes the edges of the potstickers a little bit crispy. You won’t get that crispiness in a microwave or steamer. (If you want to read the full cooking instructions, check out the photograph at the bottom of this review.)

Trader Joe's Chicken Gyoza Potstickers

We were already on team potstickers before starting this review, so we do have a pro-TJ’s bias here. That said, we think these are amazing.

Each potsticker has a doughy shell, which is satisfying to bite into (especially so if you get them just a little bit crispy on one side). Inside, there’s a simple blend of shredded chicken, cabbage, and spices. There’s just enough ginger to give these a hint of sweetness.

There’s a little bit of soy sauce inside these potstickers already, but we find that just a dab more makes for the perfect dipping sauce. The soy sauce really brings out the already amazing flavor combo here.

The bag claims there should be about 21 potstickers inside, and seven will make a proper serving. If you stick to that amount, you’ll be devouring 200 calories (40 from fat) and 550 mg of sodium. That’s actually not bad at all. In fact, you could even up your intake and go to like 10 potstickers and still be within a pretty normal range (in both calories and sodium) for a frozen food.

The Trader Joe’s Chicken Gyoza Potstickers really aren’t that much different than the pork version, but that’s not a bad thing. Both the chicken and pork versions are incredibly tasty (the salmon version doesn’t live up to the high standard set by the others). If you have a bag of these potstickers — as well as some vegetable oil, a pan, and some soy sauce — you’ve got everything you need to make a delicious and craveable snack that we think you’ll really love.

To learn more about the nutrition content, ingredients, or cooking instructions for these Trader Joe’s potstickers, check out our package photograph below.

Trader Joe's Chicken Gyoza Potstickers
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1 year ago

I use the microwave method +
As suggested I place them seam-side up on an appropriate plate and cover them with a damp paper towel. I cook them as directed. WHILE they are in the microwave I preheat my oven on high broil. After the microwave, I put them under the broil and turn them at least once to brown them.

Last edited 1 year ago by Toni
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