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2009-03-24

How to Make Fried Wonton

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How to Make Fried Wonton:

This fried wonton features a crispy crust and meaty wonton, of course, you can serve this fried wonton with your favorite dipping sauce.

 

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 40 minutes

 

Utensils:

Wok, rolling pole, bowl.

 

Makes 1 portion of  Fried Wonton

 

Ingredients:
11-18oz. or 300-500g flour
9 oz. or 255g ground pork
1-2 tbsp.scallion,finely chopped
1 tbsp.minced fresh ginger
1-2 cups water
5 tbsps.vegetable oil
Seasoning A:
1-2 tsps. salt, or to taste
1tbsp. Shao-Hsing rice wine or dry sherry
1-2 tsp. ground black pepper.
Seasoning B:
1/2 tbsp. light soy sauce
2 tsps. granulated sugar
1/2 tbsp. chili oil
1 tbsp. sesame oil
1 tbsp. chopped scallion,
1 tbsp. minced garlic cloves
1 tsp. ground black pepper
Directions:

1. In a big mixing bowl, gently combine ground pork, prawn, chopped scallion, and ginger with Seasoning A, Serve for the filling at Step 5.

2. Add 11-18oz.or 300-500g flour in a big basin, drizzle 1/2 cup water in occasionally, use both of your hands to make dough, knead it for 3-5 minutes (P1). Then cover with a wet cloth, leave for 1-2 hours to rise (P2). 

The dough to make wonton
P1
 
The dough to make wonton
P2

3. Roll it out to a large flat bread with a rolling pole (P3&4).

Use a rolling pole to roll out the dough to a large flat bread
P3
This is the flat bread for the wonton
P4

4. Fold the flat bread in two and cut into 8-10cm. / 3-inches width strips (P5), then cut each strip into squares or trapezoids according to P6..

Fold the flat bread in two and cut into 8-10cm.width strips
P5
cut each strip into squares or trapezoids
P6

5. Spread the wrapper square or trapezoid across your palm of one hand, then use a spoon to place a small clump filling in the center (P7)

Make wonton
P7

6. Fold the wrapper according to P8, then fold again (P9).

Fold the wrapper once
P8
Fold the wrapper again
P9

7. Nip the two thick edges together with your forefinger and thumb (P10).

Nip the two thick edges together to make wonton
P10

8. When finished, arrange them on a clean and flat place for later use, toss pinch of flour to prevent them from sticking.

9. In a wok, heat 5 tbsps.vegetable oil until shimmering on the surface and very hot but not yet smoking, then put some wontons into it, deep fry over medium heat until golden. Drain well and place onto a plate.(P11)

Fried wonton
P11

10. whisk Seasoning B well in a bowl, then spoon over the fried wonton lightly. You can also use it as a dipping sauce.

11. Serve (P12).

 
Fried wonton served with dip sauce
P12
 Tips:
1. At Step 4, you'd better toss pinch of flour on the flat bread to prevent sticking.

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