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fried pork and shrimp wontons

a recipe by
Wallace Hale
sikeston, MO

heres a asian dish i just love its chinese my version enjoy

serves 30 wontons
prep time 15 Min
method Deep Fry

Ingredients For fried pork and shrimp wontons

  • 1 lb
    ground pork
  • 1/2 lb
    large shrimp cleaned chopped
  • 2
    scallions finely chopped
  • 2 tsp
    minced fresh ginger
  • 1 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 2 tsp
    white rice vinegar
  • 1 pkg
    wonton wrappers
  • 3 c
    peanut oil

How To Make fried pork and shrimp wontons

  • 1
    place a large plate near you and keeep a damp cloth handy to cover your finished wontons so theyb dont dry out. In a large bowl, combine the pork, shrimp, scallions, and ginger. add the soysauce, rice vinegar, salt, and white pepper and mix well. the filling should be sticky wet. Fill a remekin near you with some water; this will be sealing the wontons. angle a wonton wrapper so that it faces you like a diamond shape. dip you finger in the water and moisten the edges around. place one heaping teaspoon of filling in center of wrapper fold a triangle byfolding the bottom to the top tip and pinching out as mmuch air as possible. add a dab water to either side tip fold them together, so one overlaps the other.
  • 2
    place the finished wonton on the plate . keep the damp cloth on the wanton and repeat process with the rest wontons.
  • 3
    add peanut oil to a wok or pot. heat oil till hot. gently lower the wontons into the oil frying 6 at a time for about 4 minutes, while turning with a spatula, until golden brown. place wontons back on plate lined with paper towel let cool slightly serve with soy sauce, chili sauce or your own version sauce ummmmmm