Ginger Chicken Wonton Bites

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Stacey Lawson
from New Orleans, LA

Love love love Chinese? I do! These are the perfect bite size little wontons bursting with ginger flavor! Its a crowd pleaser for sure! These are my brother's favorite and he always asks for them on Father's Day.

serves 8-10
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Deep Fry

Ingredients

  • 2 lb
    ground chicken
  • 4 Tbsp
    ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 bunch
    green onions
  • 1 jar
    hoisin sauce
  • 1 can
    water chestnuts, finely chopped
  • 2 c
    shredded cabbage
  • 2 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 2 pkg
    wonton wrappers
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • vegetable oil for frying
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How To Make

  • 1
    In a skillet cook chicken through if you are using ground chcken. I have also poached 2 pounds of chicken breasts and then chopped it finely in the food processor and you will ge the desired texture that way.
  • 2
    Place cooked ground chicken in a large mixing bowl. Add the remaining ingredients, except for wonton wrappers. Mix thoroughly. At this time check for flavor: saltiness, soy sauce, garlic powder, and pepper. Adjust depending on your taste.
  • 3
    Place a tablespoon of mixture in the middle of a wonton wrapper.
  • 4
    Wet fingertips and run around the edges of wonton to moisten. Pull up corners to the center and squeeze together, creating a small pouch or purse. Set aside on a cookie sheet lined with parchment or cornstarch so pouches won't stick.Continue this process until all misture has been put into wontons.
  • 5
    Heat oil in a deep pot, enough oil to immerse pouches. Place about 5 or 6 pouches and hot oil. Cook until wonton turns golden brown. Continue until all pouches are fried. Serve with sweet and sour sauce. I have a sweet and sour sauce recipe in my box.

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