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Trader Joe's Thai Shrimp Gyoza

elise h Jan 20, 2004 11:37 PM

Ordinarily, I have low expectations for frozen prepared foods. Surprise - Trader joe's Thai Shrimp Gyoza is a find. Simple, tasty, without artificial fillers. You can steam, fry or microwave them (they are fully cooked to begin with). They are made in Thailand. A 1 pound package is $3.69. What are other hounds' opinions of the other gyoza offerings at TJ's?

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    rebs RE: elise h Jan 20, 2004 11:53 PM

    the chicken gyoza dumplings are a staple for us. i like to boil them in chicken broth and add some veggies (fresh or frozen) for a quick and filling soup..

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      EMDB RE: elise h Jan 21, 2004 09:53 AM

      The pork gyoza are great. The vegetable ones just fall apart. Their shrimp shumai are also good.

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        wolf RE: elise h Jan 22, 2004 01:56 AM

        I've had the vegatable gyoza. I thought they were kind of mediocre - not one of the TJ buys I'd do again.

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          Hinman Guy RE: elise h Jan 24, 2004 10:06 AM

          I'm a fan of the shrimp gyoza. I throw them on top of some brown rice and add TJ's frozen snow peas, then nuke it for an easy and healthy lunch while at work.

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            elissacpa RE: elise h Dec 6, 2013 10:41 AM

            These were amazing! I know this post is old, but wanted to weigh in!

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              Ttrockwood RE: elissacpa Dec 7, 2013 06:25 PM

              Contrary to previous poster from, uh, 9 years ago, i think the veggie ones are really great too!

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                hlk RE: Ttrockwood Dec 10, 2013 09:37 AM

                I also think the vegetable ones are pretty good.

            2. hlk RE: elise h Dec 6, 2013 12:35 PM

              I love these. Eat them with the Trader Joe's gyoza dipping sauce and a squirt of Sriracha all the time.

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                Joltingjoey RE: hlk Dec 7, 2013 10:31 AM

                That's exactly how I eat them too. Sometimes when I want a real burn, I'll use some TJ habenero sauce mixed with the dipping sauce.

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