Spinach and Pork Wontons

Spinach And Pork Wontons Recipe

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Jamallah Bergman


When getting the wrappers for the wontons, get the ones that are labeled, "thin" or "Hong Kong style".


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  • 2 c
    baby spinach,rinsed
  • 1 Tbsp
    plus 1 1/2 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp
    asian sesame oil
  • 1 tsp
    dry sherry
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • pinch
    freshly ground white pepper
  • 1/4 lb
    ground pork
  • 1 small
  • 3/4 tsp
    minced fresh ginger
  • ·
    cornstarch for sprinkling
  • 30
    thin wonton wrappers
  • 2 Tbsp
    chile oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    peanut oil
  • 1 small
    garlic clove,minced
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped cilantro

How to Make Spinach and Pork Wontons


  1. In a skillet,cook the spinach,, stirring until wilted; transfer to a colander and squeeze dry. Finely chop the spinach.
  2. In a bowl, combine 1 1/2 tsp of the soy sauce,the sesame oil,sherry,salt,sugar and white pepper. Mix in the pork,scallion,ginger and spinach. Chill for 10 minutes.
  3. Dust a large baking sheet with cornstarch. Arrange 4 wonton wrappers on a work surface, keep the other wrappers covered with plastic wrap. Brush the edges of the wrappers with water and spoon 1 tsp of the filling in the center of each. Fold the wrappers diagonally over the filling to form triangles; seal. Bring the two opposite corners of the triangle together; press to seal. Transfer to the baking sheet and cover. Repeat.
  4. In a large saucepan of boiling water, simmer the wontons over moderate heat,stirring occasionally. When they float,cook for 3 minutes longer. Drain the wontons well.
  5. In a large bowl,combine the remaining soy sauce with the chile oil, peanut oil and garlic. Add the wontons and toss. Sprinkle with the cilantro and serve.

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About Spinach and Pork Wontons

Course/Dish: Pork
Regional Style: Asian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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