Shrimp Wonton | Chinese Recipes (餛飩) are a kind of Chinese-style dumpling that is popular in China. As with many different types of Chinese cuisine, different provinces in China have different names and different cooking methods for this popular dish.

For example, people in Sichuan call wonton “Chao Shou” (抄手) and they serve wonton in a chili oil sauce and white sesame paste without any broth. In some provinces in China, people like to serve wontons in a broth and with some garnish that can include eggs fried crepe thin then thickly sliced, zicai, (紫菜), and green vegetables.

The ingredients for this basic pork and shrimp wonton are easy to get hold of but here’s a couple cooking tips before you start making your filling.

For the pork mince, you need to buy pork mince that contains 30 percent fat for the best results. More would be even better as it will improve the taste and texture of the filling. Mince that contains 20 percent fat or lower will make the wonton filling texture harder and it won’t taste the same.

Ingredients:

  • 1 packet wonton wrapper
  • mix together for the filling
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped spring onion
  • 1/4 tsp white pepper powder
  • 1 tbsp freshly grated ginger
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1 egg
  • salt as per taste
  • oil for deep frying
  • 2 cup finely minced shrimps
  • 1 cup minced, cooked crabmeat
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce

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Method:

  • Put 1/2 tbsp filling at the center of the wrapper .
  • Press the edges of the wrapper, so the filling is enclosed and a small packet type is formed.
  • Heat oil
  • Deep fry the wontons till golden brown.
  • Serve hot with soy sauce.
  • Shrimp Wonton | Chinese Recipes

Rating: 5 out of 5.

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