Fried Won Tons

Fried Won Tons
    ¼ pound ground lean pork or chicken or beef
    1-6 ounce can shrimp, drained and minced
    ¼ minced mushrooms
    ¼ cup diced water chestnuts
    1 green onion, finely chopped
    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 tablespoons cornstarch
    3 tablespoons 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°F 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°F 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°F oven.
Won Ton Sauce
  1. Stir first 4 ingredients until smooth.
  2. Fry garlic in hot oil in uncovered wok at 250°F 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.