Fried Wontons (sallye)

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sallye bates


Great appetizers or side dish for Chinese meal.

Compliments of Chinese Village Cookbook


★★★★★ 1 vote

Makes 50-60 wontons
30 Min
10 Min
Deep Fry


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



  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".

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Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Chinese
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

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