Recipes

Fried Won Tons


Fried Won Tons
  • ¼ pound ground lean pork or chicken or beef
  • 1-6 ounces can shrimp, drained and minced
  • ¼ minced mushrooms
  • ¼ cup diced water chestnuts
  • 1 green onion, finely chipped
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 ½ teaspoon peanut oil
  • 3/4 pound won ton skins (about 50)
  • 3 cups peanut oil
  • Won Ton Sauce

Won Ton Sauce
  • 2 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoon light brown sugar, packed
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • ¾ cup water
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and sliced
  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil

Fried Won Tons
  1. Mix first 8 ingredients in wok. Set heat at 325° and cook, stirring often, about 5 minutes.
  2. Cool Clean and dry wok. Place about 1 tablespoon mixture in middle of each won ton skin. Moisten edges of wrapper with cold water; fold in half diagonally to form triangle; press edges together to seal.
  3. Fry won ton in oil heated to 375° in uncovered wok until golden on both sides; drain on paper towels. Serve with sauce.
    Makes approx. 50.
*Note: can be prepared 1 hour in advance; keep warm in 200° oven.
Won Ton Sauce Sauce
  1. Stir first 4 ingredients until smooth.
  2. Fry garlic in hot oil in uncovered wok at 250° until light brown.
  3. Remove garlic; set aside.
  4. Slowly pour cornstarch mixture into hot oil; cook stirring, until thick.
  5. Top with fried garlic.