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Chinese name
Traditional Chinese 餃子
Simplified Chinese 饺子
Japanese name
Kanji 餃子

Jiaozi, sometimes called pot stickers, are Chinese dumplings. They are made from dough with a filling of meat and vegetables. They are usually steamed, though they may also be boiled or fried. Jiaozi are served with a soy-based sauce.

Although jiaozi are a common food all year, they are a favorite food during the Spring Festival.

A similar dish called gyoza is served in Japan.