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fried wontons (sallye)

(1 rating)
Recipe by
sallye bates
Austin, TX

Great appetizers or side dish for Chinese meal. Compliments of Chinese Village Cookbook

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Deep Fry

Ingredients For fried wontons (sallye)

  • 1 pkg
    won ton skins
  • 1/2 lb
    fresh ground pork
  • 1/2 lb
    shrimp peeled & deveined chopped finely (frozen works fine)
  • 1 sm
    box mushrooms, chopped finely
  • 1 sm
    can water chestnuts, chopped finely
  • 2
    green onions, finely chopped including green part
  • 1 lg
    eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1-1/2 tsp

How To Make fried wontons (sallye)

  • 1
    Mix all ingredients except won ton skins and half of the beaten eggs together. Reserve 1/2 of eggs for "glue" Note: If you use ground turkey, add 1/4 teaspoon of Accent to enhance flavor.
  • 2
    Place won ton skin squares on clean working surface with points facing up-down-right-left.
  • 3
    Place 1 tsp filling in the center of each skin. Dip a little of the beaten egg on the bottom corner, then bring top corner to meet bottom corner. Dip a little beaten egg on the left corner and bring the right corner to meet it. Press down to seal.
  • 4
    Heat 4 cups peanut or canola oil in wok or deep heavy saucepan. Fry wrapped wontons until golden brown (about 2 minutes) Turn over once while cooking Drain and serve with made ahead dipping sauce.
  • 5
    For dipping sauce, use my posted recipe "SWEET & SOUR SAUCE BY BATES".